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ALPHA 

1934 



PUBLISHED BY THE 

STUDENTS 



STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE 
BRID6EWATER - MASSACHUSETTS 



VOLUME NO. 
XXXVI 



Dedication 

to 

ZENOS EDMUND SCOTT, B. S., 
A. M., D. Pd. 

An idealist who keeps his feet on the ground; 

a leader who inspires us to reach for 

the best in life while teaching us 

how to work for it. 

Welcome, Dr. Scott. 




DR. ZENOS EDMUND SCOTT 



To the Members of the Class of 1934 

It has been a great pleasure to me to become acquainted 
with the individual members of your class during your last 
year in college. Your teachers have watched your growth 
with a better understanding than I because they have taught 
you, and worthily. However, I have been sincerely interested 
in your general and professional welfare. At the end of this 
my first year as president of the college, I am devoted to the 
high cause of the professional education of teachers as exem- 
plified in the work of the college. 

In accepting this important professional position I ex- 
perienced a real sense of the responsibility, and a keen under- 
standing of the opportunity offered for educational service. 
For several years I had known of the Bridgewater traditions 
and accomplishments. Now that I have worked a year in 
close touch with the life of the student body and the faculty 
I begin to feel myself a part of the institution. You are now 
graduates of a college. You are now dedicating yourselves 
to the teaching profession. In giving this short message to 
the members of your class it is appropriate for me to join with 
you in dedicating my best efforts and my honest zeal to the 
progress of our profession and our college. 

During the years you have spent in college you have in- 
creased in knowledge; you have learned much about how to 
teach others; you have made a start in the philosophy of life 
and a beginning in the philosophy of an educated man or 
woman. I sincerely trust that each member of the class of 
1934 may become that "more adaptable individual to the end 
that he may serve highly and with enthusiasm." 




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FACULTY 



Zenos Edmund Scott, B. S., A. M., D. Pd., President 

Joseph I. Arnold, A. B., A. M., History, Sociology, Economics. 

Frank Crosier, Physical Education. 

Charles E. Doner, Penmanship. 

George H. Durgin, A. B., Ed. M., Mathematics, Science. 

Paul V. Huffington, B. S. in Ed., A. M., Geography. 

Brenelle Hunt, Psychology, School Administration. 

John J. Kelly, Dean of Men, Practical Arts. 

Gordon L. Reynolds, B. S. in Ed., Drawing. 

Harlan P. Shaw, Physiography, Science. 

Louis C. Stearns, Greenhouse and School Gardens, Civic Biology. 

Alice B. Beal, B. S. in Ed., Supervisor of Observation and Practice Teaching, General 

Methods. 
Frill G. Beckwith, Handicrafts. 
Edith H. Bradford, A. B., French. 
Mary Isabel Caldwell, B. S. in Ed., Physical Education. 
Julia C. Carter, A. B., Librarian, Supervisor of Librarian Course. 
Ruth E. Davis, B. S. in Ed., A. M., English Expression, Literature, Methods. 
Lois L. Decker, A. B., A. M., Supervisor of Physical Education. 
E. Irene Graves, A. B., A. M., Biology, Nature Study. 
M. Katherine Hill, B. L. I., Literature. 
Olive H. Lovett, A. B., Ed. M., English Expression. 
Iva V. Lutz, B. S. in Ed., Elementary Methods and Practice. 
L. Adelaide Moffitt, Reading, Dramatics. 
Priscilla M. Nye, Drawing. 

S. Elizabeth Pope, B. S. in Ed., Dean of Women, Professional Ethics. 
Freida Rand, A. B., Supervisor of Music. 
Mary V. Smith, B. S. in Ed., Ed. M., History, Social Sciences. 
Cora M. Vining, B. S. in Ed., Library Assistant. 



THE TRAINING SCHOOL 

Martha M. Burnell, Principal Gertrude M. Rogers, Grade Two 

Gladys L. Allen, Grade Two Helen E. Sleeper, Grade Four 

Louise H. Borchers, B. S. in Ed., Grade Grace E. Smith, Grade One 

Five Flora M. Stuart, Grade One 

Lucy B. Braley, Grade Three Alice M. Taylor, B. S. in Ed., Grade Six 

Neva I. Lockwood, B. S. in Ed., Grade Six Charlotte M. Thompson, B. S. in Ed., 
Mary L. Marks, Kindergarten Grade Three 

Katherine Packard, B. S. in Ed., Grade A. Mabelle Warner, Grade Five 
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A TRAINED TEACHER FOR EVERY CHILD 
A Mural in the Horace Mann Auditorium 



1934 ALPHA 




Senior History 



President . . . . Earle Sukeforth 

V. -President . Margaret Molloy 

Secretary Esther Lindberg 

Treasurer Barbara Dix 



Four years! Is it possible? How long, and yet how short! 

Hush! 

I hear sounds of pitch pipes and gym whistles 

I see girls many, many girls preparing what? oh, yes fresh- 
man teas 

So much artistic, dramatic, and musical ability required of ordinary human 
beings! Heartbreaking! 

Sophomore year with its first taste of actual teaching. 

Training School 

"Projects" (The password, the by-word, the catch-word) Projects in history, 

in methods, in everything else, it seemed 

Well, if others had lived through it, we guessed we could, too. And we did 
bravely. 

The "Dancing Sophomores" showed signs of growth. 

Junioryear so short a time spent together. We hardly had time to tell each 

other about "the school in which I trained" .... 

B. N. S. changed to B. T. C 

The passing of our beloved leader 

Just think, next year we'll be "daisy-chained!" 

And Senior year with its staccato pattern of activities 

Gay hand-blocked Christmas cards 

Photographs strips of comic snaps to exchange and laugh over 

.... sweet and dignified pictures for remembrance. 

Senior Prom Class Day Graduation 

Goodbye! Good luck! 

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CLASSES 



HELEN ABBOTT 

236 West Street, Gardner. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Head 
of Volleyball 4. Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Baseball 1, 2, 3. Volleyball 1, 2, 3. Soccer 1, 2, 3. 
Bowling 3, 4. Scouts 1,2. Glee Club 2, 3, 4. 

"Of soul sincere, 
In action faithful, and in honor clean." 

To see her run down the field you would be sure her 
only desire was to be a star athlete. To see her in the 
throes of poetic composition you would say poetic 
fame was her only goal. But should you see her on the 
way home you would say certainly her aim was smart 
sophistication. In each case you would be wrong, for 
Helen's great enthusiasm forces her to do well what- 
ever she does. 





DOROTHY MAY ALEXANDER 



214 Pine Street, Holyoke. Hobby Club 2, 3, 4, Vice 
President 3. Scouts 1, 2. Dramatic Club 4. Garden 
Club 3. Dormitory Council 1. 

"Her gesture, motion, and her smile, 
Her wit, her voice, our hearts beguile." 

Pep, vim, and giggles! That's Dot. Whenever you 
wish a good time, visit room 46. Leave your scowls 
and frowns behind you, for Dot will not tolerate them. 
They do things to her. The audience is never bored 
whether Dot is portraying a mere elm tree rustling in 
the breeze or the distinguished Mrs. De Hooley— accent 
on the "Hoo." 



AGNES ELIZABETH ALM 

124 Tremont Street, Taunton. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Head of Tenniquoit 3. French Club 1. Day Student 
Council 3. Class Representative 3. Student Council 
3. Topics of the Day 3. 

"Knowledge comes but wisdom lingers." 

A tense silence; no one knows the answer. A life- 
saver— and quite often the answer is not from the text- 
book but from clear thinking. A merry din— one high 
laugh above the rest — the instigator, Agnes, in the 
second of her dual role. 




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1934 ALPHA 




OLGA ANDERSON 

Townsend Harbor. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Tenniquoit 
2. French Club 2, 3, 4, Secretary 4. Topics of the 
Day 3, 4. Dormitory Council 4. Vice-President of 
Normal Hall 4. Social Activities Committee 4. 

"True delicacy, that most beautiful heart leaf of 

humanity, 

Exhibits itself most significantly in little things." 

At lastwe havefound out who entertains Mr. Webster. 
Olga has become an authority on correct pronunciation. 
Was it in pure self-preservation? As an avocation we 
wouldn't be surprised to hear of the foundation of an 
Anderson Museum in Groton where Olga could preserve 
her beloved lanterns, spinning wheels, dinner gongs, 
St. Bernard puppies, and beautiful books. 



MADELINE BEACH 

56 Warren Street, West Springfield. W. A. A. 1, 2, 
3,4. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 

"Sometimes serious — sometimes gay, 
How lovable a changeable way." 

A grin— a smile— then dimples! A muse— a sigh- 
then frowns! Which will it be today? Ah, 'tis true 
we'll never know the answer. That's what makes it 
interesting! But of this we are certain: Madeline is a 
steady, sincere friend as well as a dimpling and lovable 
rogue! 





EVELYN GERTRUDE BEANE 

223 Grafton Street, Brockton. Student Council 
2, 3. Class Representative 2, 3. W. A. A. 1 , 2, 3, 4. 
Head of Tenniquoit 3. Hockey 1, 2, 3. Baseball 1, 2. 
Tennis 1. Basketball 1, 2. Badminton 2. Campus 
Comment 1. 

"I never knew her loveliness 
Until she smiled on me." 

"Ev" delights to discourse for hours on art or clothes 
but don't go into detail on the merits of your relatives! 
The only thing which can be depended upon to upset 
her permanent good nature is the thought of a possible 
"Geog"test. Butwhy should it? Evelyn has overcome 
greater difficulties than that. 



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CLASSES 



ETHEL MAY BEEDE 

41 Cawdrey Avenue, East Lynn. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Girl Scouts 1, 2. Topics of the Day 3. Vice President 
of Gates House 3. Dormitory Council 3. Social Ac- 
tivities Committee 3. Garden Club 3, 4. Science 
Club 4. 

"Words, phrases, fashions pass away, 
But truth and nature live through all." 

Shhhh---"Beede Bumps" is sleeping (and I'll wager 
she's dreaming of math or "bugs")! Never mind, 
Ethel, when you're awake, your sincerity and unusual 
sense of humor attract and hold us. May all your 
dreams materialize! 





EVA CECELIA BERNIER 

143 Bridge Street, North Weymouth. Orchestra 

2, 3, 4. 

"It was you cast over me the spell of music." 

Eva plays and Eva sings and is ever ready for fun. 
But we have also observed a well-worn brief case which 
bears mute evidence of a different Eva. 



SYLVIA ANN BIANCHI 

220 Liberty Street, Quincy. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. French 
Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Librarian 2. Basketball 3. Soccer 1. 
Baseball 1. Dancing 3. Tennis 1. 

"She lives on the sunny side and she would have all 
of us come over there with her." 

A laugh, a song, a twinkling eye, a flash of red, all 
make up that dynamic personality—Sylvia. Bracelets 
and earrings, gay handkerchiefs and chic hand bags 
speak of Sylvia's vivid self. 




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1934 ALPHA 




PHYLLIS E. BLISS 

4 Swindells Street, Fall River. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Basketball 1, 2. Baseball 1. Tennis 1. Soccer 2. 
Volleyball 2. Hockey 1. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, Librarian 
2. Choir 3. 

"With her glad golden hair 

As airy and blithe as a blithe bird in air." 

One of three from the first, the Porthos of the group, 
Phyllis has inevitably been identified with good time 
and jollity. She looks the part. But then the smile 
fades and Phyllis is trying hard to be studious. She 
succeeds wonderfully but we are always happy when 
the assignments are finished and she can be natural. 



MILDRED CATHERINE BOUCHER 

36 Vaillencourt Street, Taunton. W. A. A. 2, 3, 4. 
French Club 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4. 

"Sometimes quiet is an unquiet thing." 

We hate to accuse Mildred of being miserly but we 
suspect a hoard of wit hidden under a quiet exterior. 
Do you know why? She reveals it to a few friends who 
retail it to us and thus we are amused without knowing 
the source. 





MILDRED KATHRYN BOWMAN 

82 South Main Street, Middleboro. W. A. A. 2, 3, 4. 
Day Student Council 3. Library Club 4. 

"A little bit of seriousness 
Mixed with a dash of fun." 

Mildred's idea of a throne is a desk chair in the lib- 
rary, and of heaven a request from a timid student. 
On the throne she feeds her love of books and work, 
and in heaven her desire to be of service. 



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CLASSES 



OLIVE COMPTON P. BRITTAN 

7 Parker Street, Newton Centre. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, 
Recording Secretary 4. Hockey 1 , 2, 3, 4. Basketball 
3,4. Bowling 2, 3. Baseball 2, 3. Volleyball 2. Social 
Activities Committee 4. Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3, 4, Vice 
President 2, 3, President 4. 

"A friend she is who sets her heart upon us, 
Is happy with us and delights in us." 

Olive is the unusual person who lives her beliefs. 
Her devotion to scouting and her exemplification of 
its laws have been evidenced not only by her splendid 
work in that field but also in whatever she has under- 
taken in a social or academic way. 





HARRIET HILL BROWN 

13 Sagamore Street, Lynn. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Board 
3. Social Activities Committee 2. President of Gates 
3. Dormitory Council 2, 3. Girl Scouts 1, 2. Hockey 
1, 2, 3, 4. Basketball 1, 2, 4. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4. Danc- 
ing 4. 

"To those who know thee not, no words can paint! 
And those who know thee, know all words are faint!" 

Why is Harriet's room always crowded? Because 
"Hat" can play ball with her athletic friends, enthuse 
with her artistic friends, dance with her social friends, 
and be happy with them all. 



MADELINE GERTRUDE CASWELL 

26 Jackson Street, Middleboro. Day Student Coun- 
cil 1. Alpha Art Staff 2, 3, 4, Art Editor 3. Hobby 
Club 3, 4. Secretary of Culture Fund Committee 4. 
French Club 4. Class Representative 4. W. A. A. 4. 
Student Council 4. 

"She perceiveth that her merchandise is good; 
Her candle goeth not out by night." 

A leader with high ideals, intelligent application to 
tasks, and persistance in the pursuit of well-considered 
objectives, Madeline's interests and abilities are many 
and varied, extending to languages, music, literature, 
dramatics, history, and art. Her dignity, envied by 
all, reflects her strength of character. 




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1934 ALPHA 




DORIS BUFFINTON CLARNER 

Buffi nton Street, Somerset. W. A. A. 1 , 2, 3, 4, Treas- , 
urer4. Dancing1,2. Hockey 2. Bowling 2, 3. Volley- 
ball 2. Baseball 2. Garden Club 2, 3, 4. Scouts 1, 2. 
Glee Club 2, 3, 4. Choir 2, 3, 4. Orchestra 3, 4, 
Librarian 4. 

"Forever piping songs forever new." 

Even though changeable people may be interesting, 
unchangeable people are more comfortable. Reliabil- 
ity seems to be one of Doris' most endearing qualities. 
Her unceasing interest in all forms of music, her love 
for symphonies, concerts, and clarinets are unbounded. 



PRISCILLA HOWLAND COLEMAN 

30 Hussey Street, Nantucket. Glee Club 3, 4. Choir 
4. Dormitory Council 3. House Board 3. Alpha 4. 
W. A. A. 4. 

"Comrade of the ocean, playmate of the hills." 

Her "sea-walled island" seems to have contributed 
great and lovely qualities to Priscilla, for although she 
is small, she commands attention by her dignity, which 
we style one of her greatest assets. Gentlemen, at 
last here is a girl who speaks only if she has something 
to say. 





HELEN MARY CONNELL 

Hersey Street, Hingham. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Bowl- 
ing 1. Hobby Club 4. Scouts 1, 2, 3, 4. 

"Eyes too expressive to be blue 
Too lovely to be gray." 

Needing only the slightest provocation to absent 
herself from the atmosphere of study and contempla- 
tion, Helen is always eager to obey her frequent im- 
pulses to relax. Moreover, she has the faculty of unit- 
ing the serious with the gay. For, gifted with a fine 
perception of truth, Helen is most capable of imparting 
opinions well worth hearing. 



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CLASSES 



MARY ELIZABETH CROWLEY 

51 Ninth Avenue, Haverhill. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, 
Secretary 3, 4. Garden Club 1, 2, 3. Vice President 3, 
Topics of the Day 3, 4. Hockey 1,2, 3. Basketball 
2, 3, 4. Dancing 2, 3, 4. 

"With thy clear keen joyance 
Languor cannot be." 

Here's to Mary, possessor of a spontaneous and de- 
lightful wit which gives some hint of her inherent 
cleverness. When Mary's pensive, she possesses an 
elusive quality that is a diverting contrast to her gaiety. 





MARY ANGELA CULLEN 

55 Prospect Street, Fall River. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Soccer 1, 2. Baseball 1, 2. Basketball 1, 2, 3. Volley- 
balM,2,3. Hockey1,2,3. Library Club 1, 2, 3. Alpha 
Class Editor 4. Alpha Literary Editor 4. 

"True to her work, her word, and her friends." 

Mary and kindness are utterly inseparable. She 
shares her lunch, her ability, or happiness impartially. 
And it's fortunate that Mary needs so little time for 
study for she demands a great deal for fun. 



GRACE CURLEY 

83 North Central Street, East Bridgewater. Topics 
of the Day 3. Alpha Class Editor 1, 2, Literary Editor 3, 
Editor-in-chief 4. 

"As what she seemed to be, she was, 
Alike to all, herself, sincere and true." 

When Grace realizes her ambition to write a book, 
we hope it won't be on the modern novel or Victorian 
poetry which she delves into with equal enthusiasm, 
but on correct etiquette for college students which 
she has so unknowingly imparted to us. 




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1934 ALPHA 




ELDORA ROSEANNA DARCHE 



W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Topics 



20 Hazel Street, Brockton, 
of the Day 3, 4. 

"Thou art swift and eager and blithe as a flame of fire, 
Before thee the laughter, behind thee new worlds of. 
desire." 

Eldora is a girl of many moods varying from laughter 
to sadness. Few in the class have been better students 
than she and few have there been who could see more 
quickly the humor of a situation. From the French 
comes Eldora's vivaciousness; from the Americans, her 
patient ambition. 



GLADYS ARSEN DAVIDIAN 

36 Parker Street, New Bedford. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Alpha Class Editor 3. Dormitory Council 3. 

"She dwelt among the untrodden ways." 

"A little knowledge is a dangerous thing" but in 
Gladys' case a little knowledge of her and her wide 
interests made us wish for more. 





EVELYN DAVIS 

Wellesley Farms. Topics of the Day 2, 3, 4, Vice 
President 3, 4. W. A. A. 4. Bowling 4. 

"My heart is like a rainbow shell 
That paddles in a halcyon sea." 

Her changing moods never let those who know her 
best take her for granted. Now carefree, then serious, 
now warmly impetuous, again cool and detached, but 
always sympathetic, considerate, and loyal. 



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CLASSES 



MARION MIDDLETON DEPLITCH 

366 Hood Street, Fall River. W. A. A. 1 , 2, 3, 4. Basket- 
ball 1, 2, 3. Volleyball 2, 3. Tennis 1. Soccer 3. 
Baseball 1, 2, 3. Hockey 1, 2. 

"But O! she dances such a way 
No sun upon an Easter day 
Is half so fine a sight!" 

Wanted: Someone who is sophisticated but can be 
natural — who is peppy but can enjoy a sleep— who is 
athletic but still has an elusive charm— who does her 
work but manages to enjoy life. P. S. Marion got the 
job. 





BARBARA DIX 

94 Beech Street, Melrose. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Soccer 4. 
Bowling 3,4. Tennis 1. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Librarian 
3. Class Treasurer 4. 

"Not very tall, not very small 
But sweet and fair and liked by all." 

Barbara's lovely hair typifies her personality. Its 
graceful waves are repeated in her gentle manners, 
its smoothness is the evenness of her disposition, and 
the occasional golden light in it is the reflection of 
her mood when she discovers some appreciated bit of 
poetry or fine bit of music. 



JEANNE DOUVILLE, A. B. 



70 Hazel Street, Attleboro. 
Club 4. W. A. A. 4. 



French Club 4. Hobby 



"A lovely smile, a pleasant way, 
A sunbeam on a winter's day." 

Integrated in this most fascinating and vital per- 
sonality are the admirable qualities of deep insight, 
precision, and determination. To Emmanuel we are 
indebted for Jeanne. 



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1934 ALPHA 




POLLY VERONICA DREVINSKY 

14 Lane Street, Middleboro. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Soc- 
cer 2. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Librarian 2, President 
3,4, Student Director 3, 4. Pro and Con 1 , 2. Topics 
of the Day 3, 4. 

"That lifts thy notes from Shepherdes unto kinges 
So like the lively Larke that mounting singes." 

Impossible to even think of Polly without thinking 
of her music. For with her fine voice Polly gives us 
relief from humdrum reality. But let's not forget her 
as a rollicking good comrade and a busy student. 



ELIZABETH WHIPPLE DUNLAVY 

190 Pine Street, Wollaston. W. A. A. 2, 3, 4. Dancing 
3, 4. Bowling 4. Art Board of Alpha 3. Topics of 
the Day 3, 4. Student Council 4. 

"Her heart was in her work, and the heart 
Giveth grace unto every art." 

Libby is forever getting paint on her hands and face, 
not because she's careless — oh, no, she's painting 
Venetian seas for prom decorations, block-printing 
Christmas cards, or designing lovely book covers. And 
we sometimes wonder whether Libby has to burn the 
midnight oil to be able to make such clever "geog" 
answers or whether they come as naturally as her 
piercing shrieks. 





BERTHA DYMOWSKA 

20 Rector Road, Mattapan. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, 
Song Leader 4. Choir 3, 4. Dormitory Council 1, 2, 4. 
Junior Representative 1. Proctor at Normal Hall 2, 4. 
Girl Scouts 1. Pro and Con 1. W. A. A. 2, 3, 4. French 
Club 2, 3, 4, Vice President 4. Hockey 2, 3, 4. Tennis 
1, 4. Basketball 2. Dancing 2, 3. 

"A perfect woman, nobly planned 
To warn, to comfort, and command." 

Bertha is a dual personality the serene and smiling 
young lady whose composure we all envy; and the 
other, an ambitious individual who has planned a 
home after the salon of Madame Rumboixllet where 
she hopes to entertain prominent artists, literary 
leaders, and philosophers. To know Bertha is to 
love her! 



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CLASSES 



ALICE LOUISE FENTON 

155 School Street, Taunton. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Base- 
ball 2. Soccer 2. Volleyball 2. Day Student Council 
2, Vice President 3, President 4. Student Council 
4. Social Activities Committee 3. 

"Serene and resolute and still 
And calm and self possessed." 

"Alice, how could you?" How could you be so effi- 
cient, capable, sagacious and still so human? Fresh- 
man and senior alike feel the warmth of your friend- 
liness. 





RUTH KNIGHT FERRIS 

33 Cowdrey Avenue, East Lynn. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Girl Scouts 1, 2. Glee Club 3, 4. French Club 3, 4. 
Dormitory Council 1, 2, 4. President 4. Vice Presi- 
dent of Gates House 2. Social Activities Committee 
2. Student Council 3, 4. Class Representative 3. 
Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. Hockey 2, 3, 4. 

"He is truly great that is little in himself and that 
maketh no account of any height of honor." 

Ruth has lived these four years to the fullest extent 
by enthusiastically participating in every type of ac- 
tivity. We have seen her uphold loyally the ideals of 
the college in her leadership of dormitory students, 
work conscientiously in club affairs, and at the same 
time enter into the college sports program with un- 
usual vitality. 



MIRIAM DORIS FISHER 

113 North Central Street, East Bridgewater. Day 
Student Council 1. Student Council 3, 4. Class 
Representative 3, 4. Topics of the Day Club 3. 

"And on that cheek and o'er that brow 
The smile that wins, the tints that glow." 

And then she blushed. Oh, heaven, her blushing! 
It is hard to imagine our businesslike yet withal non- 
chalant class representative as a "blusher" but this 
naivette may be one means by which she does so much, 
so well. 




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1934 ALPHA 




VIRGINIA ALICE FORD 



542 Liberty Street, Rockland. W. A. A. 2, 3, 4. Soc- 
cer 1. Campus Comment 3. Topics of the Day 3, 4. 

"Blue eyes lit up 

With summer lightnings of a soul 
So full of summer warmth." 

Searching blue eyes in an intelligent face. Search- 
ing for what? We would guess knowledge of the why's 
when's and wherefore's. Have you found out the 
"why's" of lost articles yet, "Ginny?" 



BESSIE FREITAS 

61 Capitol Street, New Bedford. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Baseball 1, 2. Bowling 4. Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4. Basket- 
ball 1,2, 3, 4. Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4. Topics of the Day 2, 3. 
Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Choir 2, 3, 4. Sports Editor of 
Campus Comment 4. Dormitory Council 2. 

" variable as the shade 

By the light quivering aspen made." 

She is a representation of enthusiasm plus, and is 
ever bubbling over with good spirits and fun. Look 
at those notebook covers strained to the limit with 
clippings and proofs of her own journalistic ability. 
But Bessie doesn't spend all her time on these volumin- 
ous notebooks. Oh, no! Athletics, dances, conver- 
sation, and friends receive equal amounts of her en- 
thusiastic attention. 





LUCIENNE JEANNE EVA GALIPEAU 

513 Bay Street, Taunton. W. A. A. 4. Division Rep- 
resentative to Normal Offering 1. Campus Comment 
3, 4, Reporter 3, News Editor 4. Hobby Club 3, 4. 
French Club 2, 3, 4, Librarian 3, President 4. Soc- 
cer 1, 2, 3. Hockey 4. Basketball 3. 

"With affection beaming out of one eye and 
calculation out of the other." 

If you want something done perfectly and on time — 
ask Lucy to do it. She has time for everything; whether 
it is leading le Cercle Francais through a Mardi Gras 
year, reading the latest book, or taking a trip to Mon- 
treal. 



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CLASSES 



GLENDA GAVIN 

100 North Street, Randolph. W. A. A. 4. Hockey 1. 
Dancing 3. Day Student Council 1. Topics of the 
Day 3, 4. 

"Of her bright face one glance will trace a picture on 

the brain 
And of her voice in echoing hearts a sound must long 
remain." 

Nothing ever ruffles the calm of Glenda's spirit— 
not even last minute notebook rushes. How describe 
her?— sometimes gay, sometimes thoughtful— always 
stylish, always friendly. An intriguing combination 
of lovable qualities is Glenda. 





ALICE GILL 



1809 Rodney French Boulevard, New Bedford. 

"She is pretty to walk with 
Anal witty to talk with 
And pleasant, too, to think on." 

We do wish summer would stay the year round be- 
cause Alice says "I'm frozen from November to May." 
We should think her grin (it's not a mere smile) would 
thaw her; it does us. New to Bridgewater this year, 
Alice has proven to us that she is a convincingly real 
girl. 



EDITH ALTHEA GILLEN 



West Main Street, Merrimac. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Scouts 1, 2, 4. Garden Club 3, 4. Topics of the Day 
3.4. 

"There is a garden in her face 
Where roses and white lilies blow." 

The carefree side of college life has appealed to Edith 
and even difficult assignments cannot subdue her in- 
fectious giggles. Edith concentrates on her studies 
during the week that she may be ready to leave if the 
opportunity comes to journey to Merrimac for the 
week-end. 




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ANNA ELIZABETH GINNETTY 

58 Plain Street, Randolph. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Topics 
of the Day 3, 4. Hobby Club 4. Alpha 3, 4. Day Student 
Council 4. Hockey 1,2. Dancing 1, 2, 3. 

"The reason firm, the temperate will, 
Endurance, foresight, strength, and skill." 

Steel under velvet best describes Anna. Yielding 
and adaptable when it is no great point yet holding 
closely to her own individuality when her theories and 
ideals are questioned. Never to be forgotten, not be- 
cause of one great kindness but because of many un- 
heralded ones. 



ELOIS GODFREY 

50 Shaw Road, Bridgewater. W. A. A. 1 , 2, 3, 4. Head 
of Volleyball 3. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4. Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Basketball 1, 2. Scouts 1, 2. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Choir 1, 2, 3, 4. K. P. Club 2, 3, 4, Vice President 3, 
President 4. 

"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it 
is seldom known until it be lost." 

"Babe" seems a terribly inappropriate name for the 
young lady intensly interested in the kindergarten 
movement or the appealing singer, but "Babe" to us 
is fine for a grand comrade. 





JEANNETTE HAWES 



590 Broad Street, East Weymouth. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 
Topics of the Day 2, 3. 

"Make the most of life you may — 
Life is short and wears away." 

To see Jeannette riding in a rumble seat during the 
coldest weather you would think her devotion to school 
perfect, but we know better. Happy-go-lucky Jeannette 
would find a niche for herself anywhere. 



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GUNVOR HENRIKSEN 

57 Grove Street, Milton. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Head 
of Soccer 3, Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4. Dancing 1, 2. Garden 
Club 1. Topics of the Day 3. Dormitory Council 2. 
Student Cooperative Association Treasurer 4. Dramatic 
Club 2, 3, 4, Secretary 3, Business Manager 2, 3. 

"Who can be wise, amazed, temperate, and furious 
in a moment." 

When "Gunny" is serious she is "efficiency plus" but 
when she is relaxed she's the "entertainer supreme." 
It's hard to believe two such extremes of one person 
but the transformation is easily made and Gunvor 
knows which "Gunny" to keep in the foreground. 





RUTH HENRY 



19 Endicott Street, Waltham. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. Base- 
ball 1, 2, 3. Basketball 1, 2, 3. Hockey 1, 2. Soccer 
1, 2. Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4. Tennis 1. Topics of the 
Day 3, 4, Vice-President 3, President 3, 4. Campus 
Comment 1. 

"Though we cannot make our sun stand still, yet 
we will make him rise." 

We truly believe Ruth loves to work. True happiness 
to her means accomplishment. And is she in demand 
the night before a dance? Ask any dormitory girl 
who is cursed with straight hair and she'll tell you 
how popular and efficient Ruth is. 



DOROTHY HIXON 

4 Summit Avenue, Melrose Highlands. W. A. A. 
1, 2, 3, 4. Dormitory Council 2. Orchestra 1. Drama- 
tic Club 2, 3, 4. Student Council 1, 2, 3, 4. Class 
Representative 1 , 2. Secretary 2, 3. Vice-President 4. 

"Take thee these talents, and make the most of them." 

Because of her ability to organize and to run dances 
and teas very successfully, and to participate in the art 
of drama whether as the landlady of a boarding house 
or as a hero, we dare predict anything but a prosaic 
future for "Dot." 




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ALICE MARIE HOMER 

19 Clinton Avenue, Brockton. W. A. A. 1, 3, 4. Bas- 
ketball 1. Soccer 2. Dancing 2, 3. Library Club 3, 4. 
Topics of the Day 3, 4. 

"She's little but she's wise; 
She's a terror for her size." 

"Christmas won't be Christmas without any pres- 
ents" says Alice as Amy in "Little Women". We can't 
see how anyone could refuse Alice anything. But for 
all her youthfulness, Alice has gone a long way towards 
appreciating that life goes on even under heavy assign- 
ments and term tests, and her high spirits are never 
more than momentarily dimmed. 



LOUISE MARY HOUGH 

72 Franklin Street, South Braintree. 

"We grant although she has much wit, 
She is very shy of using it." 

Life without variety bores Louise so it is not surpris- 
ing to find her in many of the Junior High courses here, 
although she came only two years ago from the Lesley 
Kindergarten School. Her easy manner will be an 
asset no matter which field she enters. 





HELENE DOLORES JOHNSON 

66 Hamilton Street, Wollaston. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 
Dancing 1. Hockey 1, 2, 3. French Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 

"A dancing shape, an image gay 
To haunt, to startle, and waylay." 

Through school our petite Helene has dipped into 
many interests from music to hockey — missing little 
of the spice of campus life. Having once graduated 
she could not quite decide to leave forever and came 
back for her degree. Professorship is the only thing 
left now, Helene. 



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MARIE CATHERINE JOHNSON 

10 Brook Road, Quincy. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Science 
Club 3, 4, Vice President 4. Dancing 2, 3, 4. Track 
1, 2. Bowling 2, 3, 4. 

"I have marked a thousand blushing apparitions 
To start into her face." 

We ordinary mortals marvel at Marie's cool and sure 
attack of anything savoring of the mathematical. A 
slight reserve may hide some of her sterling qualities 
but how much is there for those who find the natural 
Marie. 





FRANCES KELLY 

3 Newbury Street, Roslindale. 

"And for they looked but with divining eyes 
They had not skill enough your worth to sing." 

Two of the silly, friendly things which we shall re- 
member about Frances are her sleepiness and her mul- 
titudinous fountain pens. A pen to go with every 
costume and a nap in every class took Frances serenely 
through college. The pens denote the student and the 
handkerchiefs the artist of one very "swell" person. 



MARGARET KIMBALL 

11 Parsons Street, Newburyport. W. A. A. 1 , 2, 3, 4. 
Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. Hockey 1. Baseball 1,2. Bowl- 
ing 2. Scouts 1. Science Club 2. Dramatic Club 
3, 4. Vice President of class 2. Class Representative 

3. Dormitory Council 2, 4. President of Normal Hall 

4. Student Council 2, 3. 

"When most I wink, then do my eyes most see." 

Not to be understood by, but to understand — charac- 
terizes this extremely demure but "never miss any- 
thing" girl. Through everything penetrates herability 
and popularity. On "Third Floor Back" many of her 
friends were very much surprised at her unexpected 
musical ability at the piano. It was just another one 
of those surprises creeping through the surface of 
"Kimmie's" personality. 




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GRACE LOUISE KNOX 

29 Maple Street, Easthampton. Camera Club 2, 3, 4, 
Vice President 4, Secretary-Treasurer 3. Science 
Club 1,2. Pro and Con 1. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Record- 
ing Secretary 3. Head of Baseball 2. Basketball 1, 2, 
3,4. Hockey 1,2. Volleyball 1, 2. Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4. 
House Board 2, 3, 4. Secretary 3. Vice President 4. 
Dormitory Council 2, 3, 4. 

"The heart to conceive, the understanding to di- 
rect, or the hand to execute." 

Someday, surely, Grace will be an executive. From 
her alert eye to her firm "stride" she is the living proof 
of the power of health and energy. However, the great- 
est men have their soft spots and if you would catch a 
glimpseof herasa helpless bit of femininity, just men- 
tion the word "mouse." 



RUTH KOSS 

77 Edgewater Drive, Quincy. Library Club 1, 2, 3, 4, 
Secretary 2, 3. Science Club 2, 3, 4, Secretary 4. Cam- 
era Club. 4, Secretary-Treasurer 4. Student Council 
4. Bowling Team 2,3. Hockey 1,2. Volleyball .1, 2. 
W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 

"She's equally ready for work or fun 
From early dawn to the set of sun." 

Seriousness striving with flippancy — yes, that's 
Ruth. Ask her about a new novel or the latest scienti- 
fic theory, and she will never be at loss for an answer. 
Her pet hobby of asking questions is one source of her 
knowledge, and another is the contacts she makes in 
her diverse club activities. 





CAROLYN LARCHER 

356 High Street, Wsbstsr. Gles Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 
W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Choir 4. Hockey 1. 

"And all that's best of dark and bright 
Meet in her aspect and her eyes." 

To accurately gauge Carolyn's feelings, one must 
study the varying aspects of her eyes. Watch them 
sparkle and laugh when she is with a group of friends, 
hiking, singing, reading poetry, or just talking. Then, 
start to argue, be sarcastic, or merely mention trains 
and you'll witness a display of snapping blackness and 
darting yellow lights which her friends heed as storm 
warnings. But there's more brightness than darkness 
in everyday living with Carolyn. 



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ELIZABETH LEARY 

154 Hanover Street, Fall River. Hobby Club 1, 2. 
Girl Scouts 1. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Dormitory Council 4. 

"It's good to be merry and wise; 
It's good to be honest and true." 

A tall, trim, youthful blonde, with an unquenchable 
spark of enthusiasm— that's Betty. As everyone likes 
and excels in certain subjects, so does Betty, especially 
in appreciation of art. All her own cares and those of 
her friends are met and smoothed by a frank, contagious 
smile. 





MARIE CATHERINE LEONARD 

22 Barry Street, Brockton. 

"Afar from me be useless fears; 
I shall go softly all my years." 

Marie "goes softly" in her unassuming way. But all 
recognize the kindness and generous friendliness which 
is hers. Ambitious and conscientious, serious but not 
without humor — this is Marie whom we welcomed as a 
new student last year. 



MARY LEVERING 

138 Boylston Street, Brockton. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Library Club 4. 

"The soul that warmed the frame distained 
The tinsel gaud and glare that reigned." 

Blue-black hair and tan skin may be what she wants, 
but we like her as she is— titian-haired and blue-eyed. 
Her interests vary from liking Scottie dogs with plaid 
collars to being near the ocean in a storm. Her un- 
usual serenity is disturbed by insincere people, freckles 
(wonder why?), caterpillars, and lesson plans. By the 
way, do you want the name of the most recent poetry 
book? Ask Mary. 




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ELLA KENWORTHY LEWIS 



Riverside Avenue, Pottersvi lie. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. Gar- 
den Club 2, 3. Hobby Club 2, 3. Bowling 2, 3, 4. Head 
of Bowling 3. Head of Tennis 2. Dancing 1,2. Basket- 
ball 1, 2, 3, 4. Volleyball 2, 3. Baseball 2. Tennis 
1, 2, 3, 4. Tenniquoit 2. 

"Forward and frolic glee was there 
The will to do, the soul to dare." 

Wherever you find Ella, there is surely something 
doing, for she is not one to let time pass idly by. What 
are we ever going to do when Ella is not with us to think 
of the unconventional and unique? Ella is as modern 
as the newest of stream line cars and as striking as a 
black tree against a crimson sunset. 



s^iisiliW". ■■ 



EVELYN SHIRLEY LINCOLN 



263 Plain Street, Brockton. Kindergarten-Primary 
Club 2, 3, 4. 

"Hark! the numbers soft and clear, 
Gently steal upon the ear." 

In her gym clothes, a little girl enjoying herself; in 
classes, an unassuming student absorbed in all that is 
said ; but seated at the piano, an artist and near genius 
giving everything. 





ESTHER LINNEA LINDBERG 

86 Town Hill Street, Quincy. Secretary of class 1, 2, 
3,4. W. A. A. 1,2, 3, 4. Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Danc- 
ing 2, 3, 4. Head of Dancing 3. Bowling 2, 3, 4. 

"And lightly was her slender nose 
Tiptilted like the petal of a flower." 

If practice amounts to anything, Esther should be 
the perfect secretary. Few of her reports ever need 
corrections, and, indeed, little she undertakes can be 
improved upon. Art to Esther means dancing, and 
of its followers she is one of the most devoted. Yet 
in her dress, there is evidence that she can transfer 
her art, for Esther is always perfectly clothed. 



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ALICE LINDSTROM 

248 Grafton Street, Brockton. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4. President 3. Library Club 4. 

"On with the dance, let joy be unconfined." 

Blue-eyed, blond "Allie" likes soft lightsand "smooth 
rhythm," and can sing you the words to the very latest 
songs. Her savoirfaire makes her a charming addition 
to any hospitality committee. We know books interest 
her, especially slim volumes of poetry, and so we won- 
der how she can bear those heavy zoology books which 
she carries with a beatific expression on her face. 





FRANCES ELLA LYMAN 

77 Slocum Street, Acushnet. W. A. A. 3, 4. 

"Gay good nature sparkles in her eyes, 
As she doeth little kindnesses which others leave un- 
done." 

Frances' eyes reflect her jovial personality and it 
takes but a word to make them sparkle. Her enviable 
disposition takes her through the liveliest of games 
and the dullest of assignments. 



ALICE JOHANNA MADDEN 

73 Kingman Avenue, Brockton. W. A. A. 2, 3. 

"Music hath charms." 

Shy freshman, industrious sophomore, studious jun- 
ior, poised senior. Each year has added its bit in the 
development of our most unassuming senior. And 
each year Alice has given a bit more geniality, generous- 
ness, and gayness to add to the spirit of Bridgewater. 




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ALICE LOUISE MAGNANT 



54 Walker Street, Atlantic. Vice-president Dormi- 
tory Council 4. Camera Club 2, 3, 4. W. A. A. 1,2, 3. 
Basketball 1, 2, 4. 

"To be sincere. To look life in the face 
With calm, undrooping eyes." 

Sophisticated as Kay Francis; smart as Ina Claire; 
assured as Ethel Barrymore; debonair as Maurice Chev- 
alier; and frank as only Alice herself can be. We have 
never tried to resist her appeal— energy is a precious 
possession. 



HELEN JOSEPHINE MATTSON 

117 Winslow Avenue, Norwood. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Choir 1, 2, 3, 4. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Volleyball 1, 2, 3. 
Tenniquoit 2, 3. Baseball 1. Bowling 4. 

"Fair and learned and good is she." 

Helen is one of the small number of people who ap- 
pear contented. Surrounded by friends, the look 
never leaves her, or walking alone she seems encircled 
by a cloud of her own calmness and sufficiency. 





ETHEL McENELLY 

140 Wood lawn Street, Lynn. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hock- 
ey 1, 2. Basketball 1, 2. Topics of the Day 1, 2, 3, 4, 
Treasurer 3, 4. Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Student Gov- 
ernment 4. 

"It's nice to be natural 
When it's natural to be nice." 

"Popping" with enthusiasm regardless of whether 
it concerns the antics of a tiny black and white dog or 
a newly discovered bit of verse! Have you heard her 
reciting, seriously and frankly, if a little radically, her 
favorite progressive theories? Poise, a keen mind, 
and a likable personality are Ethel's. Keep those 
Irish eyes smiling! 



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ALICE AILEEN McGRATH 

206 Middle Street, East Weymouth. W. A. A. 3. 

"Good humor teaches charms to last, 
Still makes new conquests and maintains the past." 

That Aileen is a daring person who loves to live life 
excitingly and dangerously we judge by the way she 
swings her coupe around Bridgewater common every 
morning at 9:14§ A. M. However, she's not risky, for 
she never attempts to enter a class room unprepared! 




LORETTA MARY McHUGH 

132 Broadway, Taunton. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby 
Club 2, 3, 4. Secretary 4. Topics of the Day 2, 3, 4. 
Secretary 4. Day Student Council 3. Treasurer 3. 
Student Council 4. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Campus 
Comment 3, 4, Make-Up Editor 4. Alpha Board 3, 4, 
Art Editor 4. 

"She's equally ready for work or fun, 
From early dawn to set of sun." 

Who will forget with what tireless enthusiasm Lor- 
etta gave of her artistic talent to keep alive traditions 
of beauty and perfection? Of unbounded vitality, 
there is no obstacle too high for her to surmount and 
we are led to expect great things of her. 



RUTH JOSEPHINE McKEE 

Water Street, Hingham. Glee Club 2, 3, 4. W. A. A. 
1,2,3,4. French Club 2, 3, 4. Vice-President 3. Bas- 
ketball 1,2. Hockey 1,2. 

"Why worry what tomorrow brings?" 

There must be an explanation of the fact that Ruth 
is such a pleasant person to have around. Just watch 
her a few moments and you will discover that in her 
spontaneity and ingenuity lies the secret. 




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SUSAN GERTRUDE McKENNA 



165 Broadway, Taunton. 
W. A. A. 1, 2,3, 4. 



Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 



"Happy am I, from care I'm free; 
Why aren't they all contented like me?" 

Sue's air of quietness and nonchalance combined 
with a certain degree of seriousness and wit envelopes 
each new undertaking, for Sue is always the same in 
class or out except for that one class when she is down- 
right sleepy. 



DORIS HELEN McMAHON 

122 Pine Street, Brockton. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Science 
Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Secretary 3. Library Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Dancing 1. 

"And golden locks come flashing by, 
Like sudden sunshine through the sky." 

A Pre-Raphaelite profile is the only antique thing 
about this modern damsel. Titian might have coveted 
her as a model, but that wouldn't flatter Doris. IVloral: 
call her blonde and never red-head! There are as 
many sides to Doris as facets to the well-cut diamond. 





MARGUERITE ZITA McMANUS 



37 Bay Street, Taunton. 
Club 4. 



W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby 



"There is not a moment without some duty." 

How true of Marguerite's four years at Bridgewater! 
During this time, one has seldom seen her not prepar- 
ing some lesson or helping others who will ever cherish 
the companionship of one so kind, conscientious, and 
considerate. Success to you who deserve it. 



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OLGA JOHANNA ELIZABETH McMURDIE 

133 Manning Street, Needham. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Vice-President 4. Dormitory Council 3. Hockey 1,2, 
3,4. Basketball 1, 2, 3. Dancing 1, 2, 3, 4. Soccer 1, 
2. Baseball 1, 2. Tennis 1, 2, 3. 

"Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart: 
So didst thou travel on life's common way 
In cheerful godliness." 

Ideally athletic, profoundly true, quietly humorous, 
and forcefully reserved is Olga. She personifies the 
standards of W. A. A. of stability, sportsmanship, and 
scholarship, which are the core of W. A. A., the organ- 
ization that she served so efficiently as vice-president. 





LAURA GERTRUDE MITCHELL 

146 Adams Street, Waltham. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Hockey 1, 2, 3. Basketball 1, 2, 3. Baseball 1, 2. Vol- 
leyball 2. 3. Campus Comment 1, 2, 3. Secretary 3. 
Library Club 3, 4. Girl Scouts 1. Pro and Con 1, 2. 
Topics of the Day 3. 

"A keen wit, a wise look, and an answer always 
ready." 

If there is any truth in this theory of correlation we 
pity the person who tries to understand Laura by its 
application. For we can never be sure of one phase 
of her disposition, or action for five minutes. She's 
that unusual! 



MARGARET MARY MOLLOY 

58 Colby Street, Bradford. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Topics 
oftheDay3,4. Dancing3. Hockeyl. StudentCoun- 
cil 4. Vice-President of Class 4. 

"Talent and worth are the only external grounds of 
distinction." 

Merry, mischievous "Miggy"! The singularness of 
Margaret (who ever calls her that?) is the integrity 
by which she holds to her ideals even during her most 
frivolous moments. To realize that her personality 
is consistent with this, is to understand why she is a 
sincere friend. 




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GERTRUDE ESTHER MORAN 

77 High Street, Milford. Hobby Club 3, 4, Kinder- 
garten Primary Club 4, W. A. A. 3, 4, Bowling 3, 4. 

"To prove she knows it, only watch a while 
That humorous, tender, all-ambitious smile." 

Gertrude's smile betokens more than happiness — 
it reveals a spirit alive with ambition and eagerness. 
In Gertrude's leisure you'll discover her in that en- 
chanted land called "hobbies". 



MARY MARCELLA MORAN 

9 Pleasantview Avenue, Longmeadow. W. A. A. 
1,2,3,4. Library Club 1. Topicsof the Day 3, 4. Hock- 
ey 1. Dormitory Council 3, 4. President Woodward 
Hall 4. Alpha 1, 2, 3. Campus Comment 1. 

"Direct of speech and cunning with the pen." 

Marcella will be remembered for a gentle directness 
of speechwhich carrieswith it great persuasive influence. 
Her personality includes a keen wit and an ever ready 
answer coupled with a philosophy that "Life is a game 
that must be played, so live and laugh." 





MILDRED MOREN 



Pro and Con 2. Li- 
President 4. Hockey 



28 Walter Street, Hyde Park, 
brary Club 2, 3, 4. Treas. 3. 
2. Tennis 2. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 

"The mystery that's hers — a mischievous 
Serenity that laughs at fame." 

The first thing one notices about Millie is her eyes, 
and thereafter one never forgets them. Is it because 
of these she can talk to us so convincingly, can be so 
dramatic? Entertaining is her strong point. No one 
ever is bored, although often quiet reigns while Millie 
displays her powers of concentration by making chairs 
and tables move at her will. 



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AILEEN MORGAN 

284 Washington Street, Haverhill. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Dormitory Council 4. Campus Comment 1. Normal 
Offering Class Editor 2. Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4. Basketball 
1,2. Baseball 1, 2, 3. 

"My best praise is that I'm her friend." 

Aileen — the sympathetic, the enthusiastic, the quick- 
to-laugh, ready-to-dance — treats the varying moods 
of all with equal kindness and meets everyone more 
than half way. 





CHARLOTTE WINNIFRED MURRAY 

20 Everett Street, Arlington. Dormitory Council 
2, 3. Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Librarian 2, 3. Library 
Club 1,2, 3, 4. W. A. A. 2. Campus Comment 2, 3, 4. 
Editor 4. 

"Elegant as simplicity, 
And warm as ecstacy." 

Western Union, June, 1934: — 

Have found remarkable person stop charming as her 
name stop has enthusiasm plus efficiency stop is as 
much at home at formals as in editor's chair stop sense 
of humor admirably balances logical mind stop unusual 
combination of winsomeness and womanliness stop 
recognize by matchless voice and laughing eyes stop 



MARION NASH 

215 Vernon Street, Norwood. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Glee 
Club 1,2, 3, 4. Choir 1, 2, 3, 4. Topics of the Day 3, 4. 
Dormitory Council 2, 4. Class Representative 1. 
Basketball 1, 2, 4. Dancing 1, 2, 3. 

"And she hath smiles to earth unknown — 
Smiles that do spread and sink and rise." 

A delightful personality because of that red hair. 
Did the "because of" surprise you? It's true. Some- 
thing must have given the zest to her laughter, the 
deviltry to her eyes, and the "pep" to her motions; and 
we attribute it to that red hair. Yet it's not so red 
that Marion isn't a comfortable person to live with, 
and we're certainly going to miss her. 




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/vf, lcfr& Cf ARLEEN NOLAN 

55 Everett Street, Middleboro. W. A. A. 2, 3, 4. Hob- 
by Club 4. Library Club 4. 

"With gentle and prevailing force 
Intent upon her destined course." 

This young lady is one of whom it can be said, "She 
has grown while at Bridgewater." Her love of books 
and reading has been shown in her enthusiastic fresh 
contributions in literature classes. Her growth has 
not been great enough, however, to develop even an 
appreciation of the word "exam." 



FRANCES NORTON 

168 Main Street, Amesbury. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Lib- 
rary Club 3, 4. Vice-President 4. 

"Who broke no promise, served no private end 
Who gained no title and lost no friend." 

A sense of humor, a good nature, and an equal amount 
of brain power fuse to make "Frannie." What would 
a class be like without her using her eyes to express 
her enjoyment (?) at being called upon to recite? 




HELEN EILEEN O'HALLORAN 

490 Broad Street, East Weymouth. W. A. A. 3. 

"Why worry what tomorrow brings? 
Today is here — and now's the time 
For song and jest." 

A sense of humor is a priceless possession, and Helen 
is the lucky possessor of that. Her jollity is a great 
asset to a commuter's table or a "gym" hike. Keen 
enjoyment of dancing heads the list of her pleasures, 
which seem to have a wide scope. 



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ALICE EMILIA OLSON 

39 Massasoit Road, North Weymouth. W. A. A. 1, 2. 
Pro and Con 2. Day Student Council 1, 2, 4. Campus 
Comment Reporter 2. 

"Her ivory hands on the ivory keys 
Strayed in a fitful fantasy." 

A gloomy Alice? Impossible! There is always a 
merry twinkle lurking in her eyes, which invites you 
to say something immediately that will bring forth 
the chuckle which belongs with them. Alice has her 
serious moments though, when she is playing "in a 
fitful fantasy." 





ELEANOR PARKER 

299 Salem St. Bradford. W. A. A. 1 , 2, 3, 4. 

"Deeds are better than words." 

Socrates said: "Know thyself"; and to this Eleanor 
has added : "But don't let anyone else." But, however 
much Eleanor has tried to perplex us with her deep 
personality, we have detected that she is ever ready for 
fun or a weekend at home. 



ELOISE LUCY PARSONS 

199 North Central Street, East Bridgewater. 
Club 3. 



Hobby 



"Beautiful and rich is an old friendship, 
Where light has lingered intimate and long." 

Interested enough in her chosen career to stand on 
windy corners waiting for a bus and carry an "over- 
stuffed" brief case to and fro, Eloise returned this year 
for her degree. May your interest carry you to the top, 
Eloise. 




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ANNE PICKENS 

45 Stevens Street, Stoneham. W. A. A. 1 , 2, 3. French 
Club 2, 3. Division Representative to Normal Offering 
1. Art Board of Alpha 3. Hockey 1, 3. Baseball 1. 
Basketball 1, 4. Track and Field 1, 2. 

"To those who know thee not, no words can paint! 
And those who know thee, know all words are faint." 

Temperamental Anne! Tantalizing in her flash 
from mood to mood. Intriguing in her infinite variety. 
Gay to sad; joyous to mad! Why? Because Anne is 
truly artistic. Who paints those clever scenes for the 
alcove for dances? Who makes posters and signs and 
more posters? Who arranges flowers beautifully 
for teas and banquets? Anne. 



DOROTHY MARION REYNOLDS 

1357 Broadway, Somerville. Library Club 1. Day 
Student Council 4. 

"Nor sink those stars in empty night; 
They hide themselves in heaven's own light." 

To argue with Dot is to marshal all your forces a- 
gainst almost sure destruction. For she has examined 
all branches of learning that she might satisfy her in- 
credible hunger for knowledge. But if you should 
emerge from the verbal combat successful, yours would 
be a complete triumph, for Dorothy is as generous as 
she is intelligent. 





MURIEL ELIZABETH ROBIE 

Central Street, Fayville. French Club 1. Dramatic 
Club 2, 3, 4. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Hockey 1, 3. 4, Baseball 1. 

"Act well your part — there all the honor lies." 

Muriel isalwaysvery much Muriel except for dramatic 
club plays when blushes and other evidences of femin- 
inity are lost and Muriel's voice becomes bass and her 
walk mannish. Miss Moffitt will be hard put to find 
such a consistently fine "man". 



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GERALDINE LOIS SALEY 

264 Belmont Avenue, Brockton. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
French Club 2, 3, 4. Topics of the Day 3, 4. Hobby 
Club 3, 4. Vice-President 4. Basketball 1, 2, 3. Bas- 
ketball Technique 1, 2, 3. Life Saving 3. Archery 2, 
Hockey 1, 2, Baseball 1, Volley Ball 1. 

"I strive 

To be pure in my deepest desire, 
To be true to the truth that is in me." 

Being herself, adequately recommends "Gerry". 
Efficiency and scientific thinking are assets to which 
she adds appreciation of beauty in art, literature, and 
nature. 





DOROTHY MARY JANE SAMPSON 

19 Hall Place, Pittsfield. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Topics 
of the Day 4. French Club 2, 3, 4. 

"All that she looks on is made pleasanter." 

There is about Dorothy a fragile winsomeness which 
effectually disguises her sturdiness. The telling qual- 
ity of her words comes perhaps from the wide reading 
she does but the keenness of her humor is quite evi- 
dently Dorothy's own. 



RUTH ADELINE SANFORD 

294 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill. W. A. A. 
1,2,3,4. W. A. A. Board 3, 4. Topics of the Day 4. 
Hockey 1, 2. Basketball 1, 2, 4. Baseball 1, 2, 3. 
Technique 3. Bowling 4. Tennis 1,2. 

"Self reverence, self-knowledge, self control — 
These three alone lead life to sovereign power." 

"Learning by doing," is Ruth's motto, applicable to 
W. A. A. work, "math", or finger-waving. "Ask Ruth, 
— she'll help you", has become a by-word among her 
friends who can always rely upon Ruth to carry them 
through any difficulty. 




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EMILY LOUISE SHAFFNER 

66 Spring Street, Maiden. W. A. A. 1. Class Rep- 
resentative 1, 2. Pro and Con 2. Library Club 4. 
Culture Fund Committee 2, 3. Girl Scouts 1. 

"Genteel in personage, conduct, and equipage; 
Noble by heritage, generous, and free." 

Well equipped with a mathematical brain, Emily 
dotes on solving problems whether they are in logar- 
ithms or of transportation facilities. For with the 
holidays to come she endures the present by planning 
for the future. Our regards to the mountains, Emily! 



DOROTHY SHAW 

Pine Street, Huntington. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Scouts 
1, 2, 3, 4. Topics of the Day 4. Executive Committee 
4. Hockey 1. Archery 1. Basketball 1. 

"Beautiful must be the mountains whence ye come, 
And bright in the fruitful valleys the streams where 
from ye learn your song." 

Who is that singing down the hall? Dot Shaw, of 
course. Not only her singing but her half-jocular 
arguing, also, is a source of enjoyment to her and to 
her friends. To make a good effect, her voice, noted 
for its softness, takes on a different tone at such times. 
She is proud to have come from the Berkshires. Just 
ask her! 





MAUREEN MADELEINE SHEA 



81 Church Street, Chicopee Falls. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 
Library Club 1. Topics of the Day 3, 4. Dancing 3. 

"The look she hath when she a little smiles 
Cannot be said, nor holden in the thought." 

Rarely does one find classic features and a glamorous 
personality accompanied by such high spiritedness 
and personal charm as are Maureen's. Her social 
graces are only superceded by her faculty for doing 
easily what others do with difficulty. 



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VERA McKENNA SIA 

Stony Beach, Hull. Class Representative 1, 2. Stu- 
dent Council 1, 2. W. A. A. 1,2. Hockey 1,2. 

"Her eyes are stars of twilight fair; 
Like twilight, too, her dusky hair." 

Here's what we believe to be the recipe for charm 
like Vera's: 

To 1 cup of ambition add 2 cups of common sense. 
While stirring, add gradually § cup of dreams. Sweet- 
en with 6 tablespoonfuls of winsomeness, and add 1 
teaspoonful of independence for flavoring. Mix in 
several jolly laughs, top with dignity, and serve im- 
mediately. 





RUTH MIRIAM SIZER 

24 Fairmount Street, Melrose. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Soccer 2. Tennis 2. Bowling 4. Topics of the Day 4. 
Library Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 

"Her presence lends its warmth and health to all who 
come before it." 

Ruth's good nature and wit make her an amiable 
companion at all times. Her interest lies in worth- 
while things especially in good books and music. Her 
"interpretive" ability will long be remembered by 
Woodward's third floor back. 



OLIVE SMITH 

86 Whittier Street, Springfield. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Bowling 3. Hockey 1, 2. Archery 1, 2. Scouts 1. 
Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Vice-President 3. Accompanist 

1, 2, 3, 4. Choir 2, 3, 4. Choir leader 3. Orchestra 

2, 3, 4. Librarian 2. Student Director 3, 4. Garden 
Club 2, 3, 4. Secretary 3. 

"Laughter, gay and unaffected, song and dance full of 

grace 

Into one small human maiden, God saw fit to place." 

White hands never quiet, seemingly always eager to 
move over the piano keys. Yet we know their capa- 
bility in any branch of the arts whether fine or practical. 
Olive's hands are telling indices of her person. 




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ANNA MARY STAFONWIC 

8 Oak Avenue, Taunton. W. A. A. 1. 2, 3, 4. W. A. A. 
Council 4. Day Student Council 1. Basketball 1, 2. 
Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4. 

"A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance." 

Are the seeds of ambition embedded in the soil of 
Taunton? We think so; for whether Anna is dashing 
toward a hockey goal or toward a more significant goal 
she is ambition itself — ambition which takes time out 
for merriment. 



LILLIAN GLADYS STANDISH 



Wareham Street, Middleboro. Orchestra 3, 4. Glee 
Club 3, 4. 

"Yea, music is the Prophet's art 
Among the gifts that God hath sent, 
One of the most magnificent!" 

Friendliness and wit were the traits most evident to 
us when we first met Lillian. Misplacement of her 
pitch pipe would not disturb her because Lillian pos- 
sesses that rarest of musical gifts, perfect pitch. 




MARGARET LOIS STRANGE, A. B. 
7 Sumner Street, Taunton. 

"Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale 
Her infinite variety." 

Laughingly gay yet genuinely sympathetic, bliss- 
fully young yet supremely sophisticated, Margaret 
represents a typical college girl. 



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FRIEDA ELIZABETH STROMDAHL 

65 Bay View Avenue, East Lynn. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Song Leader 3, 4. French Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Presidents. 
Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. President of Gates House 2. Dorm- 
itory Council 2. Student Council 4. President of 
Student Cooperative Association 4. Hockey, 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. 

"Grace was in all her steps, 
In every gesture dignity and love." 

Betty has never let us down. As a freshman her very 
poise made us believe in her. Her next years fulfilled 
our belief and this last year with all honor and so much 
hard work she is still the same gracious, capable, and 
unflurried Betty. 





NATHALIE INEZ THIBAULT 

14 Court End Avenue, Middleboro. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Camera Club 2, 3, 4. Vice-President 3. Art Board of 
Normal Offering 2. Secretary of Student Council 4. 

"To her will come the finest things in life because to 
life she gives her best." 

To put artistic loveliness into everything which she 
attempts — such is Nathalie's rare talent. Her per- 
sonality is as true to form and beauty as her artistic 
accomplishments. 



CONSTANCE TOBIN 

25 Winthrop Avenue, Bridgewater. Science Club 
3, 4. Dancing 3, 4. 

"Wearing all that weight of learning lightly like a 
flower." 

Connie found that making out a program here at 
Bridgewater was complicated by that first year at Rad- 
cliffe. If you shouldn't get a position as a teacher, you 
could apply for that of a model with the Pepsodent 
Company. 




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LOUISE EDVIGE TOSI 

281 Sandwich Street, Plymouth. Topics of the Day 
3, 4. Kindergarten Primary Club 3, 4. W. A. A. 1, 2, 
3, 4. Board 4. Head of Hockey 4, Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4, Bas- 
ketball 2, 3, 4, Baseball 1, Tennis 2. 

"Her words are those that send 
Fresh laughter and delight." 

"Et tu", Louise, are accused of the crime of keeping 
a solemn face while you convulse your friends, even 
while you're dashing down the hockey field or suffer- 
ing from broken ankles. But you will be an athlete! 
Louise is going to have her greeting: "I think you're 
wonderful" copyrighted because she has discovered 
much to her chagrin that one of our cinema stars has 
appropriated it. 



BERNICE ELSIE TRULSON 

90 Eliot Street, Norwood, Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Secre- 
tary 3, Vice President 4, Choir 1, 2, 3, 4, W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 
4, Volleyball 2, 3. Tenniquoit 2, 3, Student Council 4, 
Social Activities Committee 4. 

"A little maid with silver hair 
Kindly eyes and winsome ways." 

There are enough people who have penetrated Ber- 
n ice's apparent reserve to reveal her a clever witty per- 
son, the cause of many a smile and hearty laugh. Most 
of us know her as the blond girl so closely affiliated with 
music and to whom we have to pay our library fines 
and thus we know her at her best for in music and in 
books her keenest interests lie. 





MARION ROSE WANELIK 

41 Lowell Street, Lynn. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. Basketball 
1. Hockey 2. Tenniquoit 2. Garden Club 2, 3. French 
Club 2, 3, 4, Reporter 4, Board Member 4. Glee Club 
3, 4. Hobby Club 4. Reporter 4. Library Club 4. 

"Then Genius, shunning fellowship with Pride, 
Would braid his golden locks at Wisdom's side." 

Understanding is the magical key to Marion's heart; 
and honesty the touchstone of her mind. She knows 
what she wants of life, and heeding no obstacles heads 
straight for her goal. 



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LOUISE WEST 

North Pembroke. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. President 4. 
Basketball 2, 3, 4. Volleyball 2, 3. Baseball 2. Hock- 
ey 4. Bowling 2, 3. Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby Club 
2, 3. Topics of the Day 3, 4. 

"Charm strikes the eye and merit wins the soul." 

Did your mother use Ivory Soap, Louise, or was it a 
gift? Louise would have us believe she has the most 
exquisite complexion on the campus because she prac- 
tices what she preaches at W. A. A. meetings: an hour's 
exercise a day in the fresh air. Louise is like that, she 
never says anything which she herself is not willing 
to adhere to. 





DOROTHY ALBERTA WESTGATE 

43 General Cobb Street, Taunton. W. A. A. 1 , 2, 3, 4, 
Topics of the Day 4. Dancing 1, 2, 3, 4. Hockey 1. Tenni- 
quoit 2. 

"Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and 
power." 

Another girl brushed with Taunton ambition. It 
colors all she does with the need to do it perfectly. Dot 
is one of these people who can do two things well at 
the same time, talk and work. And is she resourceful? 



MAE SYLVIA WILSON 

179 Central Street, South Weymouth. W. A. A. 

1, 2, 3, 4, Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, Soccer 

2, 3. 

"Her ready wit and cheery smile 
Proclaim to all, she's a friend worth while." 

How Mae delights in excellent marks but how she 
hates to hand in papers on time. It is fortunate that 
she has so much natural ability because her excess 
energy demands time spent in dancing, hiking, and 
driving. 




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MILDRED SWAN YOUNG 

Brook Street, Scituate. W. A. A. 1 , 2, 4. Girl Scouts 
1,2. Hockey 1. 

"There is nothing which effort cannot overcome." 

A dash of gaiety and much seriousness — the serious- 
ness kept for "math" classes, and the gaiety, Mildred 
gives to her friends. How often we have had cause to 
appreciate her logic! 



CHARLES FREDERICK AHERNE 

234 Birch Street, N. Abington. N. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Executive Council 1, 2, 3, 4. Treasurer 3, 4. Business 
Manager 4. Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Basketball 1, 2, 4. 
Soccer 1, 2, 4. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, Coach 3, 4. 

We don't know how Dude acquired his nickname, 
but we imngine it was because of his typical sailor's 
swagger. When you mention B. T. C. athletics you 
automatically think of Charlie, for he has been one of 
our leading athletes. His dominant masculinity made 
him quite a favorite among the fair sex. We agree 
with you, girls; he certainly will be missed next year. 





HARVEY GRAHAM CADWELL 

42 Summer Street, Kingston. Student Council 1. 
Lyceum 1, 2, 3, 4. Secretary-Treasurer 2. Vice- 
President 3, 4. Glee Club 2, 3, 4. Men's Club 1, 2, 
3, 4. Baseball 4. 

Studying for tests never bothers Harvey. After hurd- 
ling those "bugs" everything seems to be easy sailing 
for him. Always dependable, persevering in the face 
of disaster, he has proved himself outstanding in our 
illustrious class. 



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KENNETH ALLEN CAMERON 

51 Spooner Street, No. Plymouth. Men's Club 1, 2, 
3,4. N. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Glee Club 2, 3, 4. Alpha Board 
4. Hobby Club 4. Camera Club 2, 3, 4. President 3. 

Presenting, to be appraised, the coruscant cavalier, 
Kenneth Allen Cameron, who "e'en though vanquished 
could argue still." Ken is a person of conflicting ideas 
and attitudes. He rejected biology as a jejune subject; 
but, — he is known as Mr. Shaw's right hand man. He 
is the college's unofficial poster artist for all social 
functions; yet, — his succinct opinion of a certain com- 
mittee is, we regret to say, unprintable literature. Ken 
has two main extra-curricular activities. One is ART — 
which he studies and loves, and loves to study; the other, 
well, if you know Ken, you'll know what it is. 





CHAUNCEY JEROME COPELAND 

548 South Street, Bridgewater. Science Club 2, 3, 4. 
Vice-President 3. President 4. Alpha Treasurer 4. 
Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 4. N. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 

Chan reminds one of the mighty atom— small in 
size but boundless in energy. He is scientifically 
minded and directs most of his serious energy along 
this line. The other kind of energy preserves the 
seniors from becoming a solemn dignified body. 
Most certainly he's a live wire; and wherever he may 
be, the sparks of life radiating from him will keep things 
anything but dull. 



RICHARD KENT CURLEY 

27 Oregon Street, East Bridgewater. Alpha Asso. 
Photographic Editor 4. Science Club 2, 3, 4. Men's 
Club 1,2, 3, 4. N. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 

Dick can be characterized best as a hard working, 
friendly fellow who has made his college career success- 
ful. He never makes enemies; not because he's a "yes" 
man but because he has the tact to make "no" sound 
like "yes". We sympathize with your trials as photo- 
graphic editor, Dick. 




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EDWARD DUNN 

308 Main Street, Bridgewater. Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 
N. A. A. 1,2, 3, 4. Student Council 4. Alpha Board 2. 
Chapel Committee 4. 

Elongated Ed Dunn — Anyone who has to deal with 
you appreciates your straight-forwardness. Even the 
professors are certainly going to miss your very intelli- 
gent and witty criticisms in the classroom. We are 
all sorry you have to shave; we know how it grieves you. 



FRANCIS JAMES FANNING 

34 Forest Street, Fall River. Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 
N. A. A. 1 , 2, 3, 4. Executive Council 4. Baseball man- 
ager, 2 3, 4. Soccer 1. Lyceum 1, 2. 

"Flywheel," as he has been jokingly nicknamed be- 
cause of his connection with the school store, possesses 
a vocabulary which would put our greatest statesman 
to the dictionary. He aspires to become a political 
leader; with his dynamic-accusative voice he is surely 
equipped. Creditforthe best B. T. C. baseball schedule 
ever arranged goes to Francis. Whoever attempts to 
carry on as he has is taking up a man sized job. 





JOHN GLENN 

66 Forest Street, Whitman. N. A. A. 3, 4. Men's 
Club 3, 4. Alpha Board 4. Baseball 3, 4. Basketball 
3, 4. 

Before joining the junior class in '32 Jack matricu- 
lated atShenendoah College in Virginia. Immediately 
he impressed us by his open and tolerant comradeship. 
No matter what was wanted, Jack could furnish it. 
During his short stay he has carried on activities as 
varied as they were numerous, indicative of the push 
behind the calm exterior. 



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MINOT BERNARD MacDONALD 

594 Fourth Street, So. Boston. Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 
N. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Lyceum 4. 

Loud will be the wails when the girls find their always 
obliging taxi man among those graduated. Mac is 
known to everyone for his generosity, his kindness, and 
his hearty, booming laugh. What would a "Soc." class 
be without that laugh? What will the school do with- 
out that Packard sedan? 





HILTON FRANK MEARS 

52 Becket Road, Belmont. Camera Club 3, 4. N.A. A. 
2, 3, 4. Alpha 3. 

"The perfect gentleman" describes Hilton quite suffi- 
ciently, but we can't forget his rare ability as an artist 
and wood-worker. He doesn't allow just "things" to 
bother him. Perhaps this easy going attitude was ac- 
quired down south during his stay at William and Mary 
College. Here is a man individual in his ways, but 
friendly to everyone. 



FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MEIER, JR. 

527 Pine Street, Whitman. N. A. A. 4. Men's Club 4. 
B. S.: M. S.— Boston College 

Freddy has been with us only this one year. A grad- 
uate of Boston College, he came here seeking teacher 
training. Did you find it in that feminine sociology 
class, Fred? He takes his work seriously, and a bright 
future seems destined for one so well fitted to face the 
educational world. 




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SIMON HENRY MOORE 



484 Main Street, Bridgewater. 
N. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 



Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 



His striking appearance, due to his perfect physical 
stature, gives Sime the title, "Gift of the Gods" by 
teachers and classmates alike. We bet you're blush- 
ing, Sime. He's a co-operative man who will listen to 
good sound reasoning and "pitch in" to do his part. 
It takes men of Simon's calibre to insure the success 
of any given task. 



JOSEPH FOLEY MOREY 

21 Main Street, Bridgewater. N. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 

Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Vice-President 3. Basketball 

1,2,3,4. Captain 4. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4. Soccer 1,2, 3, 
4. Social Activities Committee 3. 

Good old J. "Foley" Morey! Joe is the outstanding 
athlete, not only of the Senior Class, but the entire 
school. We might also add that Joe has few superiors 
as a dancer. We admire him for his irrepressibility. 
He can't be kept down. Whatever disappointments, 
struggles, or misfortunes he has had, he bobs up again 
with that characteristic nonchalance. One gets no 
complaining from him. Whata refreshing personality. 
Who could help appreciating a chap like that? 





OTTO ALFRED PETERSON, JR. 

309 Seaver Street, Stoughton. N. A. A. 3, 4. Men's 
Club 3, 4. Baseball 3, 4. Soccer 3, 4. 

Pete is a unique character around college. He is 
not the sophisticated type of student — he is real. Of 
his fine qualities the most outstanding is his ability 
to reason logically. While on the outside he is gruff, 
we surmise it is only a surface shell. Remember those 
"gentle" characteristics he exercised in gym class, 
Seniors? 



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JOHN JOSEPH SMITH 

100 Spooner Street, Plymouth. N. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 
Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Student Council 3, Baseball 4. 

Smitty is one of the undemonstrative persons whom 
we all secretly admire. True he may not always hold 
the spot light, but he is always right there; and as a 
printer he has often been a life-saver to less gifted 
printers. Look, world! Here he comes! With that 
irresistible force and indomitable spirit he just can't 
be downed. 





HARRY EDWARD SPRACKLIN 

13 Orange Street, Chelsea. Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 
N. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 4, Sec. 3. Social Activities Committee 
1, 2. Glee Club 2, 3. Alpha Assistant Business Man- 
ager 3, Alpha Business Manager 4. Soccer 1, 2, 3. 
Basketball 1, 2. 

"When you do a thing, do it well" appears to be Har- 
ry's philosophy. You can always depend on a thor- 
oughly completed task when he is assigned to it. A 
combination of boundless energy and dogged deter- 
mination makes him a real scholar. Who will forget 
his "Soc" arguments? 



EARLE B. SUKEFORTH 

Oregon Street, East Bridgewater. Class President 
3,4. N. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Basketball Manager 4. Execu- 
tive Council 1, 2, 3, 4. Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Science 
Club 2, 3, 4. Treasurer 3. 

"Suke's" participation in any project marks that 
project's success. Thoroughness permeates his every 
action. He begins his career with all the requisites of 
a fine teacher, among them personality, poise, know- 
ledge, and a host of friends. We have just one request, 
Suke. Don't let that veneer of supreme seriousness 
completely submerge the clown. 




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JOSEPH DRINKWATER TEELING 

363 Walnut Street, Bridgewater. Men's Club 2, 3, 4. 
N. A. A. 2, 3, 4. Science Club 2, 3, 4. 

Versatile adequately describes "Joe". Distinguished 
in everything he does, his activities range from playing 
baseball to digging out hitherto hidden source material. 
If hard work, sincerity, and ability are requisites for a 
successful career, Joe's is assured. 



ALFRED WOOD 

Plymouth Street, Middleboro. Men's Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 
President 4. N. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Student Council 1, 4. 
Class President 1. Culture Fund Committee 2, 3, 4. 
Chairman 4. Photographic Editor Normal Offering 2. 
Alpha Treasurer 3. Lyceum 4. 

Alfred has been one of the chief navigators of our 
class ship during the past four years. He has proven 
himself an intelligent and capable leader in many of 
our school and class organizations. "Woody" has one 
great specialty — making chapel announcements. Every 
one of these is packed with real humor; and it is to the 
delight of all when he rises to deliver an announcement. 




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Class Ode of 1934 



Words Music 

Helen Mattson Helen Mattson 

Elois Godfrey Elois Godfrey 



Four short years we've been together, 
Friendships made to keep forever, 
Knowledge gained and love of truth, 
Hope, the guiding star of youth. 



Now our goals will suit our ways 
Beyond the realms of college days- 
And we'll use thy beacon light 
To lead us always in the right. 



Chorus 



Oh, loved Alma Mater, we now bid adieu, 

To thee and our comrades so loyal and true — 

As forth from thy portals we now do depart, 

Fond mem'ries and friendships we hold in our heart. 

Oh loved Alma Mater, our voices we raise 

To thee in eternal and reverent praise. 



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JUNIORS 



President Kenneth Murphy 

V. -President Velma Davis 

Secretary Olive Hosford 

Treasurer . Mary Campbell 



Junior History 



Juniors — Training! In the minds of the students at Bridgewater these words 
are almost synonymous. But not until one becomes a Junior can he be appreciative 
of thefull significance of the word, "Training". The class is necessarily broken up, 
and never, during the entire year, is the whole class together. One group returns 
from the teaching field only to have another depart in that direction. 

Sometimes, however, we do manage to get a fair sized group together. Then 
indeed are the Juniors jolly! Prom, the important event of the social year, was 
shared with the Sophomores. To the music of a private band we danced in an en- 
ticingly spooky garden beneath the sea. 

We find it hard to realize that three years have passed since we trod these halls 
in green bow ties, red caps, and yellow hair ribbons. Our increasing responsibilities 
haveforced ustomakethe mostof every minuteof thisyear, butwe have thoroughly 
enjoyed taking an active part in college affairs. 

For some of us it has been the last year at Bridgewater. Those of us who return 
next fall will miss the friends who have left us. But — even the best of friends must 
part. 

Here's wishing you the best there is! 

Olive Hosford, 

Secretary. 



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MARY ADAMOWSKA 

483 South Front Street, New Bedford. W. A. A. 3. 
Garden Club 2, 3. 

" 'Tis the song she sings 
And the smile she wears 
That make her so well liked everywhere." 

Mary is a marvelous penman ; and as for taking notes 
she surpasses everyone. Whatever she undertakes 
is done well. Have you ever noticed her smile and fas- 
cinating little dimple? 





IDA ROSE BEREZIN 

42 Chapel Street, Norwood. Glee Club 1, 2, 3. Libra- 
rian 2. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. Garden Club 2, 3. Dormitory 
Council 3. 

"Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity, 
And accomplishes no victories without it." 

Her theme song — "Come on — are ya' com in'?" Ready 
to go — Quick to start — Fun on the way! Have you a 
problem? Suggestions — solutions — remedies — gener- 
ously extended! "Benny" maintains the distinguished 
heritage of other Norwood girls. 



VERONICA DOROTHY BINGLE 

19 Arthur Street, West Lynn. W. A. A. 1,2, 3. Scouts 
1. Garden Club 3. Dormitory Council 2, 3. 

"Why worry what tomorrow brings? 
Today is here— and now's the time for song and jest." 

A striking figure in any gathering with that straight- 
forward and cheerful optimism. Can her smile have 
anything to do with the easy leadership she exercises? 
Quick sympathy— a touch of wit— a readiness for fun— 
and a love for poetry portray "Von." 




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EMMA RITA BISSONET 

7 Madison Street, Taunton. W. A. A. 1, 3. 

"Moderation is the silken string running through the 
pearl chain of all virtues." 

Extremely quiet— a slow, deep and very pleasant 
voice— Emma. We haven't known her very long but 
we hear she speaks French fluently. Her slow smile 
displays a set of enviable teeth. 



JOSEPHINE MARGARET CARUSO 

47 Madison Street, East Weymouth. W. A. A. 1. 
French Club 1. 

"Forward and frolic glee was there 
The will to do, the soul to dare." 

Full of deviltry, whimsicality, and vigor! Full of 
fun, ideas, and enthusiasm, the kind that runs over 
and invades others! Dashing here, dashing there — 
penetrating jolly brown eyes — a quick response — a 
flashing smile — dimples — a jolly laugh — our artistic 
"Jo". 





VELMA EDITH DAVIS 

Point Road, Marion. W. A. A. 1,3. Glee Club 2, 3. 
Kindergarten-Primary Club 3. Vice President of Class 
2, 3. 

"The fairest garden in her looks, 
And in her mind the wisest books." 

There is something fragile and delicate about Velma 
which impresses one before he discovers that her ap- 
pearances of youth masks a mature and capable mind. 
Velma would never sign a code which would limit the 
hours of work she spends aiding others. 



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ALICE TERESA DONAHUE 

24 Railroad Avenue, Norwood. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 

"Her voice was ever soft, and low — 
Ah excellent thing in woman." 

Why hide yourself, Alice? We would like to know 
those thoughts that keep you so silent. Why not 
show everyone that spirit of fun you have shown to 
your friends? 





HAZEL DUMAS 

271 Barnaby Street, Fall River. Glee Club 3. W. A. A. 
Kindergarten-Primary 3. 

"Her smile is the sweetest that ever was seen: 
Her cheek like the rose is, but fresher, I ween." 

Hazel is a rarity, a true gentlewoman. Don't frown, 
Hazel; we all recognize you for what you are. We only 
regret that we met you so late, only in time to say 
"Hello" and "Goodbye!" 



VIRGINIA MAE FAIR 

26 Calumet Street, Wollaston. Hobby Clubl. W. A. A. 
1, 2, 3. Vice-President Day Student Council 3. Class 
Editor, Alpha 3. 

"She moves a goddess 
And she looks a queen." 

Tall, gracious, and artistic! A true Bridgewater 
girl, destined to come here from the very day of her 
birth. It certainly is a pleasure to meet anyone whose 
ideals complement so well the ideals of our school. 
We all love "Ginny's" hair, especially on the days when 
it is almost red. 




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MADELAINE THERESA GEIGER 

66 Sagamore Avenue, Quincy. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 

"And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, 
That one small head could carry all she knew." 

One of the qualities we have often envied in a certain 
favored few of our associates is the ability to absorb 
lectures without writing notes and in this Madelaine 
is preeminent. May this combination coupled with 
your contagious enthusiasm continue to enhance all 
you do. 



RUTH MARY GOULD 

47 Salem Street, Rockland. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 

"To be merry best becomes you, 
For out of the question you were born in a merry hour" 

"Goldie" — golden hair, innumerable golden freckles, 
an attractive smile. Just a diminutive bunch of bub- 
bling enthusiasm. An ardent and competent sports- 
woman. Goldie is renowned for her cynical remarks, 
but is soon forgiven — for who could resist that irresis- 
tible grin? 





DORIS ELVIRA GRADE 

34 Sunnybank Road, Watertown. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 
Scouts 1. Garden Club 2, 3. Glee Club 2, 3. Dormi- 
tory Council 2, 3. Secretary-Treasurer of Gates House 
2. 

"Possessed an air and grace by no means common." 

Doris is what we call an "all round" college girl — she 
sings, she dances, she draws, she reads books, she plants, 
she even cooks! Ambitious and outstanding in ap- 
pearance and activity. Poise plus! The blondest of 
blondes! 



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DOLORES GUIDOBONI 



6 Suosso Lane, Plymouth. 
Club 1. Garden Club 2. 



W. A. A. 1, 3. Hobby 



"To her will come the finest things in life 
Because to life she gives the best." 

No one ever more willing and generous! No one 
ever more fired by ambition! Always the memory of 
outbursts of laughter and g-iggles. The voice and 
touch of a friend. She's a typist par excellence — and 
O! her marionnettes! Accomplishing so much in a 
short time. Easily recognized — Dolores! 





PATRICIA HOLMES 

High Street, Webster. W. A. A. 1,2, 3. Garden Club 
1, 2, 3. Treasurer 2. President 3. Hobby Club 1. 
Class Editor, Alpha 1. 

"She is not shy 

Or bold, but simply self possessed. 
Her independence adds a zest!" 

Pat says she came to college for experience in all 
lines! — which she not only received but gave. She's 
fond of debating. We shall often remember her fiery 
arguments in "Soc." class, that revealed the intensity 
of Pat's nature. 



DORIS VIRGINIA HUNT 

30 Congress Street, Stoneham. W. A. A. 1,3. Scouts 1. 
Garden Club 2, 3. Class Editor, Campus Comment 1. 

"Heart on her lips, and soul within her eyes, 
Soft as her clime, and sunny as her skies." 

One can never come within the influence of Doris' 
presence without feeling the particular softness of her 
personality. All gentle and pleasant qualities in Doris, 
excepting only the sharp impatience with which she 
waits for week ends. 




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EDNA LORRAINE KENNEDY 

132 Somerset Avenue, Taunton. W. A. A. 2, 3. Glee 
Club 1, 2, 3. 

"Sing away sorrow, cast away care." 

Very petite! Edna is particularly active in music. 
Often has she, accompanied by one of the members 
of B4, entertained us before gym practice with her in- 
terpretation of the latest song hits. Another of her 
favorite pastimes is dancing and in both she excels. 



SADIE AGNES LAMBE 

167 Commercial Street, Weymouth. W. A. A. 1. 
Day Student Council Representative 1. 

"It is the wise head that makes the still tongue." 

What wonderful handwriting! And Sadie matches 
her handwriting — generous, true to form, careful. 
She's practical, pensive, pleasant, and punctilious. 
Who could doubt her good humor when they see her 
smile? 





DOROTHY LEVOW 

102 Rotch Street, New Bedford. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 
Hobby Club 1, 2. Garden Club 2, 3. 

"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time. 
For that is the stuff life is made of." 

The most quiet and studious member of our division. 
It's very seldom that Dotty misses questions! We 
wish she wouldn't be so quiet and secretive for surely 
such a conscientious worker should have much to 
give us. 



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HAZEL LILLIAN LONG 



3 Lincoln Street, Middleboro. W. A. A. 1, 3. Glee 
Clubl, 3. 

"And her voice was the warble of a bird, 
So soft, so sweet, so delicately clear." 

How much we admire Hazel's voice, both speaking 
and singing. Gracious, dignified, sympathetic, and 
always willing to help are all desirable attributes for 
her to take into any classroom. To know Hazel is to 
have a friend indeed. 





JESSIE GRAY MACFEE 

41 Avalon Avenue, Quincy. Hobby Clubl. W. A. A. 
1, 2, 3. 

"Her ways are ways of pleasantness 
And all her paths are peace." 

It is our delight to listen to Jessie talk! She is an 
authority on Scotland. And a true Scotch lass she is, 
with her sturdy capability, her innate reserve, and her 
keen sense of humor. Soccer star — tennis enthusiast 
— owner of that delightful "burr" and that gurgling 
laugh. 



JANET EVANS NIMMO 

883 Southern Artery, Quincy. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. Hob- 
by Clubl. 

"Smooth runs the water where the brook runs deep." 

I ntroducing the meek young lady with the nickname 
"Nero." However, when asked for her opinion, Janet 
assumes none of the implied characteristics of her 
nickname but reveals how much goes on in that small 
head of hers. 




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ELEANOR JEANNETTE PACKARD 



22 Aim Avenue, Fairhaven. 
Clubl. 



W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. Hobby 



"Laughing at this, laughing at that, 
No one knows what she's laughing at." 

"Scratch, scratch" — what have we? None other than 
our "Packy" right on the job for the latest news. Her 
never failing ability to get the joke first, plus her natur- 
al sense of humor, should help to make her life a pleas- 
ant one. Packy has a bad case of giggles which are 
very infectious. 



RUTH RIDER 

44 First Street, Dalton. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. W. A. A. 
Board 2. Kindergarten-Primary Club 1, 2, 3. Vice- 
President 3. Hobby Club 1, Student Council 2, 3, 
Class representative 2, 3. Garden Club 2, 3. 

"Content, we follow when she leads the way." 

Attractive and slender, blue-eyed and blond; re- 
sponsibility, industriousness and vivaciousness char- 
acterize her. 

She has capably fulfilled the position as class "rep" 
for two years and is a sincere friend to those who merit 
her friendship. 





HELEN WRIGHT ROBINSON 

Robinson Road, Littleton Common. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 
Kindergarten-Primary 2, 3. Treasurer 3. Garden 
Club 3. 

"Gentle in manner, 
Firm in reality." 

Who is that dark-haired, quiet (until you know her) 
miss who is the wise owl of our class? Just ask her 
who the latest "eloper" is, or why we had an especially 
good dinner the other night. She knows all in true 
Winchell style. Who? Helen! 



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ARLENE SHEEHAN 



37 Albion Street, Brockton. 
Club 3. 



W. A. A. 2, 3. Library 



"Persuasion tips her tongue whene'er she talks." 

Introducing our inimitable pal "Sheenie"! What a 
personality! She was born under a lucky star and is 
intimate with the Blarney Stone. Popular with all — 
she keeps us amused, for she is unconsciously a prolific 
source of humor, seriousness tempering her humour 
with jollity. We foresee a tempestuous but most 
complete future. Incidentally — what does she dream 
about in class — or is she asleep? 





DORIS SPRAGUE 



464 High Street, Bridgewater. 
Club 3. 



W. A. A. 2, 3. Garden 



"Is full of spirit as the month of May." 

Doris quickly made new friends upon transferring 
from Salem. Her power as a basket ball player is well 
known as is her ability to bring home all the bridge 
prizes! Her friends will always remember her many 
kind acts and her ever ready acquiescence to any pro- 
posed "lark." 



DORIS STENBERG 

294 Furnace Brook Parkway, Quincy, Mass. Hobby 
Clubl. Garden Club, 2, 3. W. A. A. 1,2, 3. 

"Merriment is always the effect of a sudden impression. 
The jest which is expected is already destroyed." 

Whimsical at times, far underneath her bantering 
air, a pensive and serious self lies, visible only to her 
closest friends. Doris has an impenetrable personality 
to outsiders, but to her chums she is a warm and en- 
during friend. 




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BARBARA STOCKBRIDGE 

104 Summer Street, Maynard. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 
Scouts 1,3. Secretary 3. GleeClub3. 

"Soft peace she brings, whenever she arrives; 
She builds our quiet as she forms our lives." 

They say she's the "greatest forgetter" of all ages — 
we fail to see it in class. That slow steady smile be- 
speaks her perseverance, which Barbara has had oppor- 
tunity to reveal. Patience is a virtue — possessed by 
Barbara. We know she'll make an ideal first grade 
teacher. 



BEATRICE MILDRED TURNER 

399 High Street, Dalton. Scouts 1. Kindergarten- 
Primary Club 1, 2, 3. Garden Club 2, 3. W. A. A. 
1, 2, 3. 

"Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition 
is that of good books." 

Come on, Bea— come out of your shell. Give us 
an opportunity to share a little of that knowledge you 
keep stored up in your brain. You should be proud 
and happy, for you have real gifts. Every once in a 
while Bea's sense of humor bursts forth— unexpectedly 
because of her traditional silence. 





IRENE ELIZABETH WALKER 



R. F. D. 1, Attleboro. W. A. A. 1, 2, 3. 

"Blessed with temper, whose unclouded ray 
Can make tomorrow cheerful as today." 

Who is that very quiet and reserved young lady who 
is so very conscientious in all she does and who blushes 
to the utmost extreme at the least disturbance? Why, 
that's Irene, whose modesty and charm lie in the un- 
interrupted calm of her mind. 



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DORIS FRANCIS WILD 

847 Washington Street, Abington. Kindergarten- 
Primary Club 1. Hobby Club 1. W. A. A. 1,2, 3. 

"Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale 
Her infinite variety." 

Doris, the versatile. Equally efficient working in 
T.C., finding that elusive book, or sketching figures. 
We know her best as an artist. For did she not design 
the college seal? We shall always remember her at- 
tractive friendliness and cooperation, earnestness and 
optimism. She inevitably finds something of worth 
in everyone. 




Class Roll 

CANDIDATES FOR A DEGREE 1935 

Amoroso, Conceda Carmel 107 School St., Quincy, Mass. 

■Amsden, Madeleine Elizabeth River St., Brookfield, Mass. 

■Anderson, Ruth Perry 27 Webster St., Middleboro, Mass. 

Baldwin, Doris Estelle 15 Southwick St., Middleboro, Mass. 

Bearce, Dorothy Wardwel I 41 Laurel St., E. Weymouth, Mass. 

"Behan, Marion Josephine 95 Pleasant St., Holbrook, Mass. 

"Buelow, Mae Christabelle Furnace, Mass. 

"Burrill, Florence Dunham .... 99 Fremont St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

"Burri 1 1, Frances Watson 99 Fremont St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Campbell, Mary Garvey 42 Church St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Carroll, Jane Hathaway 21 Grove St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Carter, Arlene Wright 14 Fiske Ave., E. Weymouth, Mass. 

Chestna, Anne Margaret 214 Plymouth St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Cochrane, Virginia 29 Russell Park, Quincy, Mass. 

Cook, Claire Agnes 48 Boyden St., Brockton, Mass. 

Cushman, Marion Eaton 37 Hale St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Cushman, Mildred Murray 37 Hale St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

"Deans, Mary Ellen 50 South St., Plymouth, Mass. 

Di Bartholomeo, Mary 22 Mass. Ave., Quincy, Mass. 

Doherty, Teresa Edith 5 State St., Taunton, Mass. 

Dupuis, Ellen Agnes Holland, Mass. 

~Ellis, Bertha Lois P. 0. Box 5, Chelmsford Center, Mass. 

^Feindel, Caroline Tuck 26 Summer St., Wakefield, Mass. 

Flynn, Mary Rita .53 Eleventh St., Fall River, Mass. 

Foley, Alma Elizabeth 20 Adams St., Fall River, Mass. 

Forrest, Mildred Mary 46 Cottage St., Randolph, Mass. 

""Fuller, Olive Harriet 19 Silver Rd., Brockton, Mass. 

Giberti, Florence Costa 19 Hillside Ave., Middleboro, Mass. 

Gilligan, Ellen Margaret 8 Southwick St., Middleboro, Mass. 

■G rant, Grace Anne 16 Nahant St., Wakefield, Mass. 



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"Guilmartin, Alice Josephine 15 Calumet St., Quincy 

Harlow, Wilmar Couzens 34 South St., W. Bridgewater 

Vlaselgard, Eva Davis 87 Wheeler St., Gloucester 

Haslett, Thelma Louise 913 Brockton Ave., Abington 

iHirtle, Esther Marion 121 Taylor St., Wollaston 

iHofferty, Kathleen Marie 85 Revere Rd., Quincy 

THolbrook, Esther Elizabeth 282 School St., Whitman 

»olmes, Eleanor Margaret . . . .101 So. Washington St., Whitman 
Hosford, Olive May . . . . . . . . Pleasant Valley, Amesbury 

Hultstrom, Harriet Martha 64 Elliot St., Norwood 

Jacobs, Grace Angelia 137 East Water St., Rockland 

Johnson, Elsa Elizabeth 3 Kelloch Ave., Brockton 

Joseph, Bertha Catherine 34 Forest Ave., Brockton 

Kelleher, Arlene Agnes 12 Eleventh Ave., Haverhill 

Kelly, Marie Catherine 396 Nahatan St., Norwood 

^-Kidd, Bessie Irene 17 Perley.St., Lynn 

"Kidston, Hilda Marie 15 Locust St., Merrimac 

^"Kitson, Demetra 58 Charles St., Haverhill 

~i^a Greca, En es Sarah 187 High St., Taunton 

Lane, Elinor Stanwood 60 Eastern Ave., Gloucester 

"•Lawton, Ruth Mary Old County Rd., No. Westport 

Lema, Alice 108 Standish Ave., Plymouth 

Leppala, Esther Aina 61 Kent St., Quincy 

^Linehan, Helen Rita 18 Lexington Ave., Bradford 

Lloyd, Eileen Winnifred 151 Chestnut St., Fairhaven 

Lothrop, Marietta Elva 11 Central Sq., Bridgewater 

Mannion, Ruth Elizabeth 13 Hosmer St., Everett 

-Martin, Christine Margaret 5 Branch St., Mansfield 

"Maynard, Elizabeth Marie .... Greenfield Meadows, Greenfield 

McCann, Dorothy Helen 122 Garfield Ave., Chelsea 

"^McGinn, Helen Josephine 99 Cottage St., Lynn 

HVlcLaughlin, Mary Elizabeth 48 School St., Randolph 

-Obshatkin, Helen Eleanor 19 Clinton St., Taunton 

"Paquin, Cheridah Adelaide So. Main St., Lakeville 

Parmenter, Jean nette Wells Pine St., Eastondale 

-Pebler, Elizabeth Theresa 19 Vassal St., Wollaston 

Perkins, Cecilia 121 Union St., Franklin 

Perry, Rose 944 Somerset Ave., Taunton 

~ Pilote, Dorothea Alice 245 Temple St., Whitman 

~Portmore, Harriet Hemenway 2 Solon St., Wellesley 

'Pray, Myrtle Elizabeth 232 Washington St., Weymouth 

Prescott, Hazel Sab ra Curve St., Carlisle 

-Renzi, Beatrice Elder 306 Rantoul St., Beverly 

Rider, Ruth Mary 44 First St., Dalton 

"-Roberts, Mary Elizabeth 8 Center St., Provincetown 

Royster, Edna Roberta 177 Boylston St., Brockton 

Ryan, Mary Anne 9 Highland PI., Plymouth 

Ryder, Phyllis Marie 423 School St., Stoughton 

"Savage, Alice Adele . 153 Elm St., Quincy 

Scott, Marion Amy 6 Mineral St., Reading 

""Shea, Ellen Marie 60 Pearl St., East Bridgewater 

Shea, Mary Fielding 240 Center St., So. Groveland 

Smith, Celia Humphrey 190 No. Main St., Middleboro 

Smith, Hazel Evangeline 285 Front St., Weymouth 

"Smith, Lemira Campbell 16 Courtland St., Middleboro 

"Souza, Alice Rita 35 Oak St., Middleboro 



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Stenberg, Doris Ruth 294 Furnace Brook Parkway, Quincy, Mass. 

Sullivan, Esther Marion 118 Second St., Medford, Mass. 

Sullivan, Ruth Anne 6 Harding Ave., Bradford, Mass. 

■Tripp, Anna Louise Gifford Rd., No. Westport, Mass. 

■Tripp, Audrey Louise Pine Hill Rd., Westport, Mass. 

-Tutty, Isabel 3 Pearl St., No. Weymouth, Mass. 

Van Campen, Ruth 16 Prospect St., Taunton, Mass. 

"Bates, John Sayward Pratt Ave., Somerset, Mass. 

Brewer, Harold Henry R. F. D. 1, Great Barrington, Mass. 

Callahan, Charles Edward 91 Block St., Abington, Mass. 

—Castle, James Kenneth 311 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. 

Champagne, Francis Cyprien 65 First St., Taunton, Mass. 

^Sook, Raymond Freeman 11 Savory Ave., Sagamore, Mass. 

^Coombs, Kenneth Carlton 95 Orange St., Nantucket, Mass. 

"Gregory, Samuel Francis 127 West High St., Avon, Mass. 

^Hancock, Robert Augustin P. O. Box 43, Franklin, Mass. 

Higgins, George Edward 368 Crescent Ave., Chelsea, Mass. 

Hill, Paul DeBertrand Rahway Rd., Burlington 

Jacobsen, George Haugsted 296 West Main St., Avon, Mass. 

"^ones, George Alfred 169 Hollis Ave., Braintree, Mass. 

-Kelleher, Charles Clement 18 Grove St., Brockton, Mass. 

-Kiernan, Owen Burns 34 Short St., Randolph, Mass. 

— Mahoney, Harold Joseph 35 Summer St., Natick, Mass. 

.—Meyers, David 56 Nelson St., Dorchester, Mass. 

Morris, George Edward Jr 663 Locust St., Fall River, Mass. 

HVIurphy, Kenneth Francis Vineyard Haven, Mass. 

-"Rose, Carlton Frederick 6 Centennial St., Plymouth, Mass. 

—Ross, Donald Elmo 54 Townsend Ave., Braintree, Mass. 

-Welch, Donald Thomas 5 Crowell St., Middleboro, Mass. 



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SOPHOMORES 



President Stephen Lovett 

V. -President Gertrude French 

Secretary Barbara Albret 

Treasurer Esther Thorley 



History 



The life of a Sophomore may not be as novel as a Freshman's, as complacent as 
a Junior's, or as inspiring as a Senior's, but (this much we're all agreed upon) — it 
most certainly is a relief! 

Gone were those doubtful misgivings and inward trepidations, the bugbears of 
our Freshman days, when we returned to college last fall as Sophomores. After 
sailing successfully through the stormy seas of initiation, teas, socials, classes, and 
interviews, we felt competent enough to tackle anything. 

As usual, our first "tackling" proposition was the eventful and time-honored 
one of initiating the Freshmen into the mysteries of this college life. To be honest, 
it is still a bit doubtful in our minds whether we initiated the Freshmen or they 
initiated, and are still initiating, us. Nevertheless, we do know that everyone had 
an enjoyable time. 

When the Freshmen were acclimated, we turned our attention to the annual 
Sophomore Social held in November, and later to the Sophomore-Junior Prom in 
January. Although at times we feared the plans for the joint dance were suffering 
from the after-effects of "Old Man Depression", the dance itself was a gala occasion- 
asocial and financial success, and one which will be long remembered for its unique 
decorations, and deep-sea atmosphere. 

The most important event of the year for most of us was our first experience in 
the teaching profession — the six weeks of training-school. It was a marvel to us 
that six weeks approached with such inward quakings could pass so quickly and 
enjoyably. 

We have had a good share in both scholastic and athletic fields this year. Now 
we are well on the straight and narrow path to the aspirations of our youthful days. 
Soon, we, too, will become members of that invincible long "arm of the law" known 
as "the Juniors." 

Barbara Albret 

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Class Roll 



Albret, Barbara Helen 88 Brush Hill Rd., Milton 

Anderson, Elsie Ranghild I ngegard . . 7 Emerald St., East Bridgewater 

Appleford, Eleanor Wood 29 Burton Ave., Whitman 

Athan, Agnes 932 Kempton St., New Bedford 

Barsky, Belle 43 Windsor St., Roxbury 

Bearse, Dorothy Swift Main St., Cotuit 

Bumpus, Ruth Vannah ...... 156 Clifton Ave., Brockton 

Carr, Alice Mirriam . . 30 Janvrin Ave., Revere 

Cassidy, Rita Helen 101 Magazine St., Cambridge 

Chiros, Marguerite Marie 65 Court St., Whitman 

Collier, Catherine Louise South St., Foxboro 

Collins, Marie Elizabeth 929 Southern Artery, Quincy 

Coulter, Carol Lydia ...... 104 So. Franklin St., Brookvi lie 

Cronin, Ruth Marjorie ..... 51 Glenwood Ave., Pittsfield 

Crowd is, Hazel Mary 16 Randlett St., Wollaston 

Cruice, Anna Marie 19 Farrington St., Brockton 

Cushing, Rita Margaret 37 High St., Pittsfield 

Cusick, Elizabeth Anne 147 Kent St., Brookline 

Dacey, Isabelle Rose 68 Putnam St., E. Weymouth 

Davis, Ruth Margaret 99 Upland Rd., Quincy 

Dean, Nathalie Pierce 205 Hammond St., Waltham 

Deighton, Gertrude Elizabeth 85 Lowell St., Brockton 

De Lory, Norma Josephine 54 Stanton St., Rockland 

Dillon, Florence Sarah 12 Georgia Rd., So. Weymouth 

Drinkwater, Anna Loretta 217 Winthrop St., Taunton 

Esau, Phyllis 45 Bryant Ave., E. Milton 

Eyre, Muriel Lillian 20 Albion St., Fall River 

Farr, Carol Virginia Til ley St., Gran by 

Faunce, Rebecca Burton 105 North Ave., N. Abington 

Flaherty, Ruth Edna 30 Tapley St., Lynn 

Freeman, Mary Ann 17 Nursery St., Whitman 

French, Gertrude Virginia 18 Wright St., Stoneham 

Gaynor, Veronica Kathryn 44 Maple St., Randolph 

Gilliatt, Margaret Elva Wellfleet 

Gilmartin, Catherine Elizabeth 96 Glover Ave., Quincy 

Golding, Charlotte Rose 47 Market St., Campello 

Graham, Catherine Darling 28 Granite St., Whitinsvi Me 

Greenwood, Barbara Louise 15 Linden St., Whitinsville 

Griffiths, Carol Winifred 41 Cocassett St., Foxboro 

Hall, Harriet Hospital Rd., Concord 

Halloran, Alice Eleanor 197 Bruce St., Lawrence 

Hayden, Edith Miriam 45 Ruggles St., Quincy 

Heyworth, Pearl Beaumont 1255 Wilson Rd., Fall River 

Hollenbeck, Marjorie Spray 10 Third St., Onset 

Houde, Anna Marie 9 Track St., Brockton 

I mhof, Rosamond Leona 333 Groveland St., Abington 

Jennings, Ellen Main St., Wareham 

Johnson, Adelaide Bay St., No. Easton 

Johnson, Elsa Dorothy 14 Jackson St., Attleboro 

Johnson, Katherine Louise R. F. D. No. 1, Attleboro 

Jones, Frances Doris . .:- . . . . 123 Blackstone St., Fall River 

Keating, Florence Ellen 42 Hillberg Ave., Brockton 

Kelleher, Doris Constance 12 Eleventh St., Haverhill 



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Kennedy, Phyllis lone So. Lakeville, Mass. 

Kosmaler, Arline Constance 25 Nelson St., Webster, Mass. 

Kovalchuk, Helen 70 Green St., Rockland, Mass. 

Laf aver, Evelyn Frances 42 Sixteenth Ave., Haverhill, Mass. 

Lane, Rschel Jackson / . .15 Cushing St., Amesbury, Mass. 

Larson, Alice Amelia 53 Martin St., Attleboro, Mass. 

LeBourdais, Marie Martha .... 271 Plymouth St., No. Abington, Mass. 

Leino, Ida Box No. 2, Sagamore, Mass. 

Leonard, Helen Louise 23 Fruit St., Taunton, Mass. 

Look, Dorothy May . . Oak Bluffs, Mass. 

Ludden, Bernice Dean 45 Thaxter Ave., Abington, Mass. 

Mahady, Marguerite Elizabeth 80 Concord St., Rockland, Mass. 

Mapp, Zylpha Odyselle . 74 Littlefield St., Avon, Mass. 

Marentz, Isabelle 19 Main St., Quincy, Mass. 

Mattos, Gladys Gertrude 74 Liberty St., E. Taunton, Mass. 

McGovern, Helen Catherine 13 Charles St., No. Abington, Mass. 

McKee, Anna Catherine Main St., Hingham, Mass. 

Medeiros, Mary Elizabeth 128 County St., Taunton, Mass. 

Moitoza, Evelyn Mary 56 West Weir St., Taunton, Mass. 

Moore, Muriel Louise 17 Garrison Ave., W. Somerville, Mass. 

Moura, Eliza Claire 52 Grinnell St., New Bedford, Mass. 

Murray, Mary Magdalen ..... 123 Blackstone St., Fall River, Mass. 

Murrill, Alice Irene 615 Market St., Rockland, Mass. 

Nash, Constance Elizabeth 19 West St., So. Weymouth, Mass. 

Norton, Dorothy Elizabeth 569 Tyler St., Pittsfield, Mass. 

Noyes, Ruth Arline 10 Summer St., Groveland, Mass. 

Ordway, Alice Nancy 9 Francis Ave., Groveland, Mass. 

Osborne, Mary Elizabeth R. F. D., Rockland, Mass. 

Pentikainen, Sylvia Anne Meadow St., Carver, Mass. 

Perkins, Eunice Noyes . . . . . . 13 Parsons St., Newburyport, Mass. 

Prario, Virginia Staples . .' . . . Highland St., Marshfield Hills, Mass. 

Pratt, Florence Caroline . 33 Central St., Whitman, Mass. 

Puffer, Ruth Howard 463 Pleasant St., E. Bridgewater, Mass. 

Pullman, Irja 30 Copeland St., Quincy, Mass. 

Quigley, Florence Elizabeth 24 West Weir St., Taunton, Mass. 

Reilly, Catherine Mary 445 Salem St., Rockland, Mass. 

Reynolds, Ernestine Walker .... 41 Columbus Ave., Northampton, Mass. 

Richwagen, Ellen Eugenia 60 Rosemary St., Needham, Mass. 

Rittershaus, Barbara Josephine Canterbury St., Hingham, Mass. 

Rochelle, Alice Ruth 28 Leonard St., Foxboro, Mass. 

Ross, Katherine Muriel Edgewood, Gloucester, Mass. 

Russell, Helen Isabel i . . 67 Edison Park, Quincy, Mass. 

Salo, Tyyne Mary I . 17 EthelAve., Peabody, Mass. 

Santos, Mary Adelaide ; . 19 Center St., Provincetown, Mass. 

Savage, Margaret Dorothy ....'.. 80 Graham St., Quincy, Mass. 

Sawyer, Althea Peene 293 E. Squantum St., Atlantic, Mass. 

Sawyer, Rita I rma 2 Winthrop PI., Taunton, Mass. 

Schmalz, Barbara Josephine 177 Colburn St., E. Dedham, Mass. 

Shatz, Frances 33 Lowe St., Quincy, Mass. 

Smith, Barbara 123 Mt. Pleasant Ave., E. Gloucester, Mass. 

Smith, Marjorie Elsie 143 Pacific St., Rockland, Mass. 

Smolski, Annie Vera 20 Folan Ave., Norwood, Mass. 

Stein, Sadye 61 Verchild St., Quincy, Mass. 

Sturtevant, Josephine Frances Union St., E. Weymouth, Mass. 

Surinski, Anne 68 Spring St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Tierney, Mary Elizabeth 45 Dover St., Worcester, Mass. 

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Thorley, Esther Harriet Circuit St., West Hanover, Mass. 

Turner, Dorothy Sunderland 

Turner, Ruth Dixon 163 Forest St., Melrose, Mass. 

Walsh, Isabelle Delia 116 Laureston St., Brockton, Mass. 

Wasserman, Elizabeth 3 Granite St., Taunton, Mass. 

Whitty, Evelyn Frances 11 Everett St., Middleboro, Mass. 

Wolfson, Thelma Helene 358 Broadway, Chicopee Falls, Mass. 

Woodward, Dorothy Eleanor 92 Everett St., Lawrence, Mass. 

Baptiste, Herman Couto 75 Crapo St., New Bedford, Mass. 

Barrows, John Francis 316 Quincy Ave., Braintree, Mass. 

Blair, Clarence Newton ..... 56 Tremont St., So. Braintree, Mass. 

Bradbury, Wilfred Kingston 497 June St., Fall River, Mass. 

Casey, Paul Benedict 124 Central St., Rockland, Mass. 

Halzel, Lawrence 31 Deering Rd., Mattapan, Mass. 

Haggerty, Earle Joseph 1 Sunset St., Rockland, Mass. 

Johnson, Everett Albert 156 South St., Avon, Mass. 

Kelly, Daniel Justin 614 Maple St., Fall River, Mass. 

Kennedy, Francis V 77 Robinson St., West Lynn, Mass. 

Lovett, Stephen 455 South St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Lynch, Clement 439 Main St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Mclnnes, Joseph Russell, Jr. .... 80 Waumbeck St., Roxbury, Mass. 

Michelson, Thomas Lars 9 Liberty St., Sandwich, Mass. 

Moran, Francis Michael 66 Chandler St., Holbrook, Mass. 

Morrison, Gordon James „ 33 Hillcrest Ave., Brockton, Mass. 

Ney, Marshall Wren . 127 Summer St., Abington, Mass. 

Nickerson, Raymond Otis Bridge Rd., Orleans, Mass. 

Nolan, John Edward Main St., Somerset, Mass. 

Nugent, William Anthony 205 Franklin St., Fall River, Mass. 

Olenick, Paul Francis 17 Gaudette Ave., Brockton, Mass. 

Riley, Samuel George 110 W. Britannia St., Taunton, Mass. 

Rounseville, Howard Wayne 141 So. Main St., Attleboro, Mass. 

Szematowicz, Joseph Peter 75 Platts St., North Abington, Mass. 

Taitz, Emanuel 54 Holworthy St., Roxbury, Mass. 

True, John Edward ...... . 172 Ashland Ave., Southbridge, Mass. 

Whitcomb, Charles Lincoln Merrimack St., Merrimacport, Mass. 



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FRESHMEN 



President Ralph Stewart 

V. -President Virginia Hill 

Secretary Nellie Beaton 

Treasurer Mary Barclay 



History 



Having heard the call to the profession, in September, 1933, a group of recently 
"looked up to" High School seniors dotted the campus at B. T. C. If you didn't 
know them by their bewildered expressions, you couldn't miss the boys' large kelly 
green silk bow ties or the girls' light blue hair ribbons and embroidered bibs. Dur- 
ing the month of initiation "Freshies" were immediately put in their place of in- 
feriority by standing in the presence of upper classmen, opening doors, and empty- 
ing lockers. 

After two such weeks they were prepared for anything from the treacherous 
"Sophs" when they announced a compulsory attendance initiation party. How- 
ever, it proved a lively division competition of gamesand fun atwhich D2 carried off 
the laurelsof bluebootiesbutatwhichalldivisionsleftbibsand bows. Blue romper 
day held on the lower campus followed. This was also sponsored by the Sophomores 
and D4 was victorious this time. All these events proved our upper classmen a group 
of good sports and made the Freshmen feel themselves more a part of the college. 
In fact they were all now feeling the spirit of Bridgewater through the friendly guid- 
ance of big sisters and brothers. 

The girls entered the social realm with a series of teas given under the direction 
of Miss Pope and held in the library during book week. 

In the sports program the Freshmen were not satisfied with a back seat and could 
boast of "Jerry" Long and Verne Bodwell on the first team of the basketball squad. 

Nor did the girls disappear into the background in the sports program. The 
hockey team under Connie Sullivan could boast of beating the seniors, but the sen- 
iors repayed this defeat in a victory over the winning Blue Flash basket-ball team 
under Kay Bran ley. 

Before the election of officers came an acquaintance social at which the candi- 
dates performed and other mem bers showed their abi I ity in decorati ng, entertai n i ng, 
and serving supper. 

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In March, Ruth Koss, who had been conducting the class meetings, introduced 
the newly elected officers and left the class of '37 to sink or swim as it would. The 
first signs of their ability appeared in May with a Freshman dance. 

Thus ends a most interesting year, wherein the Freshmen, as observers to a large 
extent, became attached to B. T. C. and are looking forward eagerly to three years 
of increasing activity! 

Nellie Beaton, 

Secretary 



Class Roll 



Adams, Phyllis Mona 29 Franklin St., Stoughton 

Allen, Elizabeth van de Sande . . . . . 3 Waban St., Wellesley 

Anderson, Anna 201 Howard St., West Bridgewater 

Baenziger, Shirley Rugg 19 Dunbar St., Abington 

Bartell, Madeline Elizabeth 15 Day St., Norwood 

Bartley, Mary Frances Water St., Sandwich 

Beaton, Elmira Delano West Wareham 

Beaton, Nellie Grace 80 Lakewood Rd., South Weymouth 

Beck, Thel ma Howard 49 Dudley St., New Bedford 

Bell, Carolyn Chapin 1 Normal St., Worcester 

Branley, Katherine Dormer .... 243 Hancock St., South Braintree 

Brough, Frances Isabel 34 Adams St., Fall River 

Brown, Avis Arlene Congress St., Amesbury 

Buckley, Margaret Mary ...... 21 Kinsington PI., Brockton 

Butterfield, Marjorie Irene 112 Fremont St., Lowell 

Calen, Ruth Louise 312 Pond St., South Weymouth 

Callery, Margaret Ann 55 High St., Bridgewater 

Candy, Marjorie Ruth 35 Lakewood Rd., So. Weymouth 

Cashin, Shirley Alice 43 Locust St., Brockton 

Cassels, Helen Margaret 24 Jay St., No. Attleboro 

Cassidy, Marjorie Jackson 21 Wood St., Plymouth 

Chambers, Marion Charlotte .... 168 Wilson Ave., Wollaston 

Chase, Virginia Blanche Monument Beach 

Cleary, Lillian May 18 Quincy Ave., E. Braintree 

Cobb, Marjorie Bradford 52 Thurber Ave., Brockton 

Cochrane, Virginia Treadwell .... 188 Belmont St., Wollaston 

Colby, Phyllis Birch Meadow Rd., Merrimac 

Collins, Louise Eudora 231 River Rd., New Bedford 

Conley, Elizabeth Catherine . . . 136 Middleboro Ave., E. Taunton 

Conley, Louise Agnes 50 Erin St., Whitman 

Connell, Emma Madeline .... 18 Hillcrest Rd., E. Weymouth 
Cummings, Marion Virginia ...... 230 Nahant Rd., Nahant 

Dacko, Helen Claire 82 Radcliffe Rd., Mattapan 

Diggs, Evelyn 19 Shaw Rd., Bridgewater 

Donahue, Katherine Marie Palmer St., Somerset 

Donahue, Mary Elizabeth 33 Florence St., Taunton 

Doremus, Edith ....... Essex St., Lynnfield Center 

Eldridge, Louise 47 Highland Rd., W. Somerville 

Farley, Rita Elizabeth 4 Myrtle St., Pittsfield 



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Ferguson, Florence Mary 16 Everett St., Rockland, Mass. 

Fiske, Edith Jessie 10 Leonard St., Greenfield, Mass. 

French, Dorothy Elizabeth 37 South Ave., Melrose, Mass. 

Fuller, Marion Coombs 58 Royal St., Wollaston, Mass. 

Gaff ney, Ruth Hilda 115 Winthrop St., Taunton, Mass. 

Galipeau, Marion 78 Pleasant St., Mansfield, Mass. 

Gillis, Florence Mabel 61 Sycamore Ave., Brockton, Mass. 

Goodel I, Winifred Leona Elm St., Dighton, Mass. 

Godsill, Catherine Mary ....... 41 Grove Ave., Brockton, Mass. 

Graham, Emma Mildred 414 Brown St., Attleboro, Mass. 

Grant, Mary Eileen 1350 Main St., Fall River, Mass. 

Grenier, Violette Marie 44 Middle St., So. Dartmouth, Mass. 

Gricius, Prakseda Lucy 31 Goodwin St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Gurhey, Cecilia Doris 50 Amory St., Quincy, Mass. 

Hall, Eleanor Williams 122 Cambridge St., Fall River, Mass. 

Hatchfield, Muriel Pauline 23 Spooner Ave., No. Easton, Mass. 

Hawkins, Dorothy Louise . 149 Washington St., Whitman, Mass. 

Hayden, Christie Corinne . . . 1097 So. Franklin St., Brookville, Mass. 

Hill, Virginia Ethelyn 12 Hayes Ave., Beverly, Mass. 

Houghton, Dorothea Ruth 222 West Main St., Avon, Mass. 

Howland, Marjorie Ella 18 Cottage St., Elm wood, Mass. 

James, Edith Virginia 26 Elm St., Hingham, Mass. 

Jarusik, Helen 110 County St., New Bedford, Mass. 

Johnson, Blanche Mildred 17 Reynolds St., North Easton, Mass. 

Kavanaugh, Katherine Lucille 43 Snell St., Brockton, Mass. 

Kelleher, Virginia Rose 1008 Warren Ave., Brockton, Mass. 

Kelly, Helen Marie 16 Sprague Ave., Holbrook, Mass. 

Kimball, Beatrice May 35 Keene St., Brockton, Mass. 

Kurtzman, Rose 134 Main St., Quincy, Mass. 

Lane, Agnes Helena . . . . . . Grand View St., Natick, Mass. 

Levow, Esther Anna 102 Rotch St., New Bedford, Mass. 

Lindberg, Carolyn Frances Monument Beach, Mass. 

Lupica, Marion Rose ....... . 898 Montello St., Brockton, Mass. 

Lydon, Elinor Ruth 549 Washington St., Brookline, Mass. 

MacCombie, Evelyn Faris 98 Lincoln St., Stoughton, Mass. 

McDonnell, Jane 16 Stratford Rd., No. Weymouth, Mass. 

Macy, Bernigolde 121 Cottage St., Fall River, Mass. 

Manter, Barbara Holmes 125 Broadway, Taunton, Mass. 

McManus, Rita Celeste 26 Kilton St., Taunton, Mass. 

McNamara, Josephine Frances 6 Jefferson Ave., Taunton, Mass. 

Metcalf, Ruth Elizabeth .... 450 Plymouth St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Nardozzi, Lena Patricia 419 Pleasant St., Stoughton, Mass. 

Nelson, Mary Elizabeth 234 No. Elm St., W. Bridgewater, Mass. 

Nerney, Ruth Adele 9 John St., Attleboro, Mass. 

Newton, Lucille Gertrude 16 Temple St., Brockton, Mass. 

O'Sullivan, Nona Ruth 57 Warren St., Randolph, Mass. 

Palmisano, Anna Marie 39 Summer St., Quincy, Mass. 

Pearson, Helen Dorothy 348 Wareham St., Middleboro, Mass. 

Pease, Reta Arlene 13 East Pleasant St., Amherst, Mass. 

Penley, Frances Gould 174 Birch St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Place, Jessie Mae River St., Middleboro, Mass. 

Plaza, Jennie Anne 284 Earle St., New Bedford, Mass. 

Puro, Alii Marion 395 Water St., Quincy, Mass. 

Quinn, Wilma Anna 56 Brown Ave., Holyoke, Mass. 

Randall, Marie 293 School St., Whitman, Mass. 

Rigby, Joan Eleanor . . . 23 Berry St., Quincy, Mass. 



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Robak, Laura Helen 73 Nelson St., New Bedford, Mass. 

Roberts, Phyllis 155 Park Ave., Arlington, Mass. 

Robertson, Helen MacGregor .... 805 Neponset St., Norwood, Mass. 

Robinson, Harriet Elizabeth Robinson Rd., Littleton, Mass. 

Shaff, Anna Edith 21 Washington St., Taunton, Mass. 

Shaw, Marion Ruth 35 Hillcrest Ave., Brockton, Mass. 

Sisson, Eleanor Marshall ...... 3913 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, Mass. 

Smith, Jeanette Woodbury 34 Troy St., Brockton, Mass. 

Spanick, Wanda Rosalie Riverside Ave., Pottersville, Mass. 

Stone, Bella 125 Quincy St., Quincy, Mass. 

Sullivan, Cornelia Arline 20 Pond St., So. Braintree, Mass. 

Sylvia, Pauline Ruth Locust St., Falmouth, Mass. 

Thompson, Doris South Rd., Bedford, Mass. 

Tupper, Eleanor Winifred 48 Chapel St., Abington, Mass. 

Tysver, Beulah lone 10 Marble St., Gloucester, Mass. 

Vero, Helen Frances 9 Lane's Ave., Taunton, Mass. 

Von Bergen, Marie 44 Hillside Ave., Wollaston, Mass. 

Westerling, Thelma .44 Harvard St., North Quincy, Mass. 

Weygand, Alma Louise 46 Avon St., Taunton, Mass. 

Whitney, Marjorie 75 Day St., Norwood, Mass. 

Wilbur, Bernice Marie 901 No. Main St., Randolph, Mass. 

Agnetta, Frederic Nicholas 469 Adams St., Ashmont, Mass. 

Alman, Samuel 97 Quincy St., Roxbury, Mass. 

Al pert, Leo . 96 Waumbeck St., Roxbury, Mass. 

Anderson, Frederick Leon 18 Pearl St., Middleboro, Mass. 

Bodwell, Verne Elwood 37 Covington St., Bridgewater, Mass. 

Bowles, Edward Robert 287 Reed St., Rockland, Mass. 

Bradford, Richard Edward Winthrop St., Kingston, Mass. 

Clifford, Joseph Nelson ....... 42 Ruggles St., Quincy, Mass. 

Cosgrove, Edmund Gail 28 Lewis St., Lynn, Mass. 

Ehrhardt, Theodore Herman 8 Stetson St., Whitman, Mass. 

Hinckley, James Francis 425 Randolph St., No. Abington, Mass. 

Holmes, Daniel Luther 25 Wynot Rd., Braintree, Mass. 

Horton, James Murray 16 Orchard St., Taunton, Mass. 

Julin, John Axel Arthur 139 Cliffe Ave., Lexington, Mass. 

La Belle, Quentin Victor Alden 64 East St., Avon, Mass. 

Leonard, George Melvin 38 Hancock St., Abington, Mass. 

Long, Girard Joseph 47 Highland Terrace, Brockton, Mass. 

McDougall, Irving Alexander 3 New Heath St., Roxbury, Mass. 

Medvetz, Charles Fredric 484 Plymouth St., Abington, Mass. 

Moye, Ralph Ellis 94 Broadway, Raynham, Mass. 

Newbury, Thomas William 337 London St., Fall River, Mass. 

Parsons, Gordon Fereday .... 148 Aquidneck St., New Bedford, Mass. 

Partridge, James Aloysius ... . . 207 Buffi nton St., Fall River, Mass. 

Peebles, James Morris Monument Beach, Mass. 

Regan, William Alexander 1 Canton St., No. Easton, Mass. 

Schapelle, Donald Thomas 35 Vernon St., Rockland, Mass. 

Stetson, Thomas Leslie 64 Center St., East Weymouth, Mass. 

Stewart, Ralph Boyd 93 Webb St., Weymouth, Mass. 

Swartz, Phillip Wesley 17 Schuyler St., Roxbury, Mass. 

Westgate, Lawrence Bradford Miller St., Rock, Mass. 

Wilber, Philip Weston Wareham St., Middleboro, Mass. 

Zeoli, Richard Francis . . . . . 294 Middle St., East Weymouth, Mass. 



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COUNCILS 



President Elizabeth Stromdahl 

V. -President Dorothy Hixon 

Secretary Nathalie Thibault 

Treasurer Gunvor Henricksen 

YEARLY REPORT 

The student Cooperative Association is an important student organization of 
which every student attending the college becomes a member automatically with 
enrollment. 

All student problems which do not fall under the jurisdiction of the faculty are 
taken care of by this organization. Within the association there are several councils 
which solve the problems most closely connected with their special function. Stu- 
dent Council is the most powerful ; it is by this organization that matters of great- 
est importance are initiated and action taken. This group strives to maintain the 
high standards of Bridgewater Teachers College, and works continually to improve 
all phases of college life. 

This year five new committees have been formed: election, chapel, handbook, 
bulletin board, and library. The chairman of each is a member of the Student 
Council. Through the formation of these committees, it is hoped that work will 
progress more efficiently. 

The Library Committee formed this year has proved very successful. The neces- 
sity for creating this committee arose when the council voted, earlier in the year, 
to charge a fine for overdue library books. The money received has been used for 
the purchase of several new books for the library. 

The need of a college songbook has been realized, and a committee has been ap- 
pointed to work with Miss Frieda Rand to obtain such a book. 

It is through the council that a charity fund, which gave health and happiness 
to some needy children of the Training School, was raised at Christmastime. The 
council also was in charge of the play, "Cinderella", which was presented under 
theauspicesof the Childrens' Theatre of New York. Itwasfeltby all the members 
of the council that this opportunity for children and adults to see an unusual and 
worthwhile performance should not be overlooked. The profit realized from the 
presentation started a fund for the purchase of a radio or moving- picture machine 
for the auditorium. Nathalie Thibau , t) Secre tary 

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Row 4— M. Caswell, R. Mannion, E. Sukeforth, S. Lovett, J. Nolan, A. Anderson, L. Eldridge. 

Row 3— L. McHugh, M. Butterfield, M. Fisher, R. Ferris, K. Murphy, B. Trulson, M. Malloy, E. McEnelly, 

R. Rider. 
Row 2— A. Fenton, N. Beaton, G. Henriksen, D. Hixon. B. Stromdahl, N. Thibeault, R. Flaherty, D. Kelleher. 
Row 1 — D. Bearse, A. Wood, R. Koss, G. Jacobsen, E. Moura. 

MEMBERS OF STUDENT COUNCIL 
Class A Class C 

A President E. Sukeforth C President S. Lovett 

A1 Representative: M. Caswell C1 Representative: E. Moura 

A2 Representative: M. Fisher C2 Representative: D. Kelleher 

A3 Representative: M. Molloy C3 Representative: R. Flaherty 

A4 Representative: E. Dunn C4 Representative: E. Reynolds 

C5 Representative: J. Nolan 
Class B 
B President: K. Murphy Class D 
B1 Representative: M. Cushman 

B2 Representative: R. Mannion D President: R. Stewart 

B3 Representative: D. Bearce D1 Representative: A. Anderson 

B4 Representative: R. Rider D2 Representative: N. Beaton 

B5 Representative: G. Jacobson D3 Representative M. Butterfield 

D4 Representative L. Eldridge 

D5 Representative: J.Peebles 

President of Dormitory Council Ruth Ferris 

President of Day Council Alice Fenton 

Chairman of Culture Fund Alfred Wood 

Chairman of Chapel Committee Ethel McEnelly 

Chairman of Elections Ruth Koss 

Chairman of Handbook Committee Eva Hazelgarde 

Chairman of Bulletin Board Comm Loretta McHugh 

Chairman of Library Committee Bernice Trulson 



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Row 3— I. Tutty, R. Davis, D. Gleason, E. Gillen, M. Fuller, V. Bingle, E. Leary, G. Knox. 
Row 2 — B. Greenwood, B. Colby, E. Lewis, A. Morgan, D. Gray, D. Jones, M. Nash, M. Moore. 
Row 1 — B. Freitas, B. Trulson, B. Schmaltz, R. Ferris, M. Moran, M. Kimball, O. Anderson. 

DORMITORY COUNCIL 

President Ruth Ferris 

.. . , f Alice Magnant 

V. -Presidents < . . %. . 

[ Audrey Tripp 

Secretary Ruth Mannion 

Secretary Pro-tem Bernice Trulson 

Treasurer Arlene Kelleher 

President — Woodward Marcel la Moran 

Vice-President — Woodward Grace Knox 

Secretary — Woodward Veronica Bingle 

Treasurer — Woodward Marion Nash 

President — Normal Hall Margaret Kimball 

Vice-President — Normal Hall Olga Anderson 

Secretary — Normal Hall Doris Jones 

Treasurer — Normal Hall Ellen Dupuis 

Head Proctor — Woodward Ida Berezin 

Head Proctor — Woodward Aileen Morgan 

Head Proctor — Woodward Olive Hosford 

Assistant Proctor — Woodward Audrey Tripp 

Assistant Proctor — Woodward Ruth Davis 

Assistant Proctor — Woodward Muriel Moore 

Head Proctor — Woodward Pro-Tern Elizabeth Leary 

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Proctor — Normal Dorothy Look 

Proctor — Normal Hazel Prescott 

Proctor — Normal Bertha Dymowska 

Proctor— Normal Ellen Richwagen 

Chairman of Dormitory Improvement Committee Doris Grade 

Chairman Pro-Tern Muriel Eyre 

Chairman of Dormitory Art Committee Isabel Tutty 

Freshman Representative — Woodward Phyllis Colby 

Freshman Representative — Normal Marian Fuller 

HISTORY 

Dormitory Council started the year most energetically, and many things have 
been accomplished. 

Two new lamps were purchased to further beautify Normal Hall Reception Room, 
and Dormitory Council plans to buy two magazines a month for this room. 

Alumni Week-end and Open House were both great successes. Theformer brought 
back many of the graduates and the latter brought many friends and parents. 

The serving of demi-tasse in the reception room on Sunday, which was started 
last year, is still being continued, with marked success. 

This year something entirely new was sponsored by Dormitory Council. The 
play "Leave It to Dad" was presented March 7. Both men and women of the college 
took part. The proceeds from this play were to be given to assist in the establish- 
ment of the Esther Tarr Student Loan Fund. 

One of the most important projects started by Dormitory Council is this Student 
Loan Fund in memory of Esther Tarr, who graduated from the college in the class 
of 1933, and who passed away during her first year of teaching. This fund is to help 
worthy students of the college to meet the lesser college expenses. 

One of the many problems that the Council is working on is that of providing 
more time for study for those who need it. 

During the Christmas season, a sale of inexpensive gifts was held. This was 
very successful. 

We hope that the Dormitory Council to whom we leave our problems will be as 
successful as the Dormitory Council of 1933-34 feels they have been. 



Bernice Trulson, 

Secretary Pro-tem. 



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Row 4-G. Jones, Miss Pope, L West, Miss Decker Miss Carter N. Thibeaull .P. Holmes A. W°° d Mark c Copeland 
Sow t^^X^m^^^MrfSS^ I.' SSSXkkffiJSX&R* Rand, O. Srnith, Miss Graves. 
Row 1— R. Henry, G. Curley, L. Galipeau, O. Bntton, 



Godfrey. 



INTER-CLUB COUNCIL 



President 
Secretary 



Elizabeth Stromdahl 
Nathalie Thibault 



MEM 

Topics of the Day Ruth Henry 

Dramatic Club Jane Carroll 

Library Club Mildred Moren 

Glee Club Polly Drevinsky 

Garden Club Patricia Holmes 

Camera Club. John Bates 

Kindergarten Primary. .. E|ois Godfrey 

Girl Scouts Olive Britton 

French Club Lucienne Galipeau 

Lyceum 



BERS 

yj a. a Louise West 

N. A. A Donald Welch 

Men's Club Alfred Wood 

Hobby Club Carol Feindal 

Men's Glee Club Donald Welch 

Science Club Chauncey Copeland 

Orchestra Olive Smith 

Campus Comment. . Charlotte Murray 
Alpha Grace Curley 

George Jones 



FACULTY ADVISORS 



Dean of Women Miss Pope 

Dean of Men Mr. Kelly 

N. A. A. Men's Club Mr. Kelly 



Topics of the Day Miss Smith 

Dramatic Club Miss Moffitt 

Library Club Miss Carter 



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Glee Clubs Miss Rand Girl Scouts Miss Packard 

Orchestra Miss Rand French Club Miss Bradford 

Garden Club Mr. Stearns W. A. A.. . Miss Decker & Miss Caldwell 

Hobby Club Mr. Stearns Science Club Miss Graves 

Camera Club Mr. Huffington Alpha Miss Davis 

Kindergarten Primary Miss Marks Campus Comment Miss Lovett 

Lyceu m M iss Lovett 

INTER-CLUB COUNCIL 

Inter-Club Council is an organization of the Student Cooperative Association 
whose purpose is to recommend regulations to the Student Council and to work 
on problems of club management. The membership consists of the presidents of 
clubs, their faculty advisers and Campus Comment and Alpha editors. The presi- 
dent of Student Cooperative Association presides at the meetings. 

Several problems concerning club programs and duties of officers have been 
discussed and suggestions offered in the way of solution. 

Among the difficulties studied this year was that of the point system which is 
now revised so that more students throughout the college will have the opportunity 
to hold offices. This matter was left in the hands of a committee which decided, 
after having gained the necessary information, which offices in the various organiza- 
tions should be classed as major and which minor with the number of points for 
each. The student holding a major office may receive five to ten points, and one 
holding a minor office may receive one to four points. 

The chapel programs presented by the clubs have been considered cultural and 
in keeping with our profession. It is hoped that the high standard set will be main- 
tained and improvement made from year to year. 

Nathalie Thibault 

Secretary. 



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Row 3— M Chambers, E. Holbrook, P. Drevinsky, O. Fuller, E. Grant, S. McKenna, E. Leyden. 

Row 2— M. Murry, J. Place, A. Weygand, J. MacDonald, A. Ginnetty, A. Olsen. 

Row 1— D. Reynolds, L. Connelly, D Baldwin, A. Foley, A. Fenton, E. Shea, E. Dunlevey. 

DAY STUDENT COUNCIL 

President Alice Fenton 

V. President Alma Foley 

Secretary Doris Baldwin 

Treasurer Ellen Shea 

District Representatives: 

Elizabeth Dunlavy, Marion Chambers, Esther Holbrook, Louise Conley, Florence 
Giberti, Jessie Place, Alice Olson, Jane McDonnell, Eleanor Holmes, Rita Pease, 
Olive Fuller, Margaret Buckley, Anna Ginnetty, Mary Murray, Eileen Grant, Susan 
McKenna, Alma Weygand, Marguerite Bertrand and Dorothy Reynolds. 

Because of the coming of transfer students from other colleges, the large fresh- 
man class, and the fact that many dormitory students have become commuters, 
the commuters have added considerably to their happy family. 

No Christmas party was held this year as is customary, but the commuters joined 
the dormitory students and attended "Ye Old Festival" given us by the Faculty. 

However, the commuters did hold a highly successful Artists' Ball with a typical 
miniature artist's studio as the most unique part of the decorations. Living tabl- 
eaux by well-known authors posed by the students comprised the entertainment. 

Work has been continued on the added attractiveness of the commuters' room, 
and more plans as yet uncompleted are in progress. 

The commuters are still adding to their service ware, as two dozen cocktail glasses, 
two grapefruit plates, and six bowls have been purchased at Miss Pope's suggestion. 

The most welcome news is that Dr. Scott has recognized the commuters and has 
invited them to eat in the dining hall at a very low price. Cafeteria style of eating 
has been done away with by many of the students and will be by many more as time 

goes on. 

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SOCIAL ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE 

Chairman Dorothy Hixon 

Secretary Marie Kelley 

Social Activities Committee endeavors to encourage a spirit of genuine friendli- 
ness among dormitory and day students through informal social gatherings. Its 
program is varied to insure leisure well spent in social recreations. The first of these 
attempts was the Acquaintance Social where the freshmen met the awe-inspiring 
upperclassmen (and were duly impressed) and the upperclassmen greeted the new- 
comers, approval strongly registered in each appraising glance. 

Amid banners and blue eagles came the N. R. A. Social — a huge success. Many 
worthwhile suggestions for more leisure were presented through a series of tableaux. 

A more dignified affair was our next attempt — the Alumni Tea Dance, one of the 
happiest occasions of the year; for here, old acquaintances met anew. 

May the committee of next year have all the success possible, and accept the 
best wishes of the committee of 1934. 

Olga Anderson, 

Secretary pro -tern. 




Row 2— E. James, B. Smith, B. Trulson, W. Goodell. 

Row 1 — O. Anderson, O. Britton, G. Knox. D. Hixon, P. Kelley. 



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Row2— G. Jones, Miss Nye, M. Roberts, M. Ney, M. Caswell, E. Perkins. 

Row 1— A. Wood, R. VanCampen, K. Ross, Miss Hill, R. Henry, Mr. Huffington. 



CULTURE FUND COMMITTEE 



Faculty 

Miss Nye 
Miss Hill 
Mr. Huffington 

Seniors 

Alfred Wood, Chairman 
Madeline Caswell, Secretary 
Ruth Henry 



Juniors 

Mary Roberts 
Ruth Van Campen 
George Jones 

Sophomores 

Eunice Perkins 
Katherine Ross 
Marshal Ney 



Revising and appropriating a familiar quotation, the Culture Fund Committee 
knows that "you can please some of the people all the time, but you cannot please 
all of the people all of the time." Those persons whose task and opportunity it is 
to furnish worth-while and outstanding speakers for the college, try to bring satis- 
faction to most of the group, most of the time. 

In this college where emphasis is on professional education, some of our oppor- 
tunities for cultural development come from the programs presented through the 
efforts of the Culture Fund Committee. Three members from the faculty, and 
three members from each of the three upper classes try to procure speakers who will 
benefit and please at least a majority of the students and faculty. This means that 
any year's program may include a variety of subjects in order to satisfy the largest 
number possible. So far, this year's schedule has included an editor, an artist, and 
a professor and expert on far eastern problems. 

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Edward Weeks, editor of the Atlantic Monthly, spoke to us "From the Editor's 
Easy-Chair". From his talk one may say that the editor's easy chair is non-exis- 
tent. It had never occurred to some of us that an editor does not find his greatest 
joy in spurning the painful efforts of unhonored and unsung authors. This detail 
is submerged in the editor's aim to make his publication a good one, a journal to 
satisfy critical readers. Mr. Weeks is an editor who reads an amazing amount of 
material, all that is submitted to him, and selects that which reaches the aims of 
the Atlantic. His lecture ranks with the superior magazine published under guid- 
ance of its editor. 

From the artist and lecturer, Gerrit Beneker, came a new suggestion for the solu- 
tion of problems arising from widespread economic unbalance. "The Influence of 
Art in Economics" was Mr. Beneker's contribution to the many suggestions for 
ending a major difficulty. To illustrate his talk, Mr. Beneker used slides of paintings 
he has made of workingmen in many places. Mr. Beneker finds vision, sturdiness, 
courage, and hope in men working in places like the blast furnace. The artist's 
cry was for more men of vision to complement the efforts of political and economic 
experts in making our nation the kind of nation that real Americans want it to be. 
Mr. Beneker's splendid talk was strengthened by the idealism of the man himself. 

We talk much, read some, and know a little about present relations between 
Japan, China, and Russia. Professor George Blakeslee of Clark University was a 
member of the Lytton Commission to examine Japanese and Chinese claims in the 
struggle over Manchuria, or Manchukuo as Japan has since called it. The investi- 
gators found Japan culpable, but the Nipponese calmly proceed on their way. With 
his detailed information, we were glad to hear Dr. Blakeslee's reassuring report on 
the improbability of war between Japan and the United States or between Japan 
and Russia. 

The final program of the second term was a lecture by Tony Sarg entitled "Be- 
hind the Scenes with the Marionettes." Mr. Sarg is noted for his work in establish- 
ing the marionette theatre in the United States. He is also known for his illustra- 
tions in children's books, and has achieved marked success in commercial art. In 
his lecture to us Mr. Sarg spoke briefly of the history of marionettes and told some- 
thing of their construction. For the greater part of the hour he entertained us with 
descriptive anecdotes concerning his career. Mr. Sarg completely won his audience 
with his caricature of the head of the mathematics department. 

These are examples of the uses of the Culture Fund which tries to bring us the 
knowledge of progress here and everywhere through persons who have made major 
contributions to that progress. 



Madeline Caswell, 

Secretary. 



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92 



BUILDINGS 




DORMITORIES 



President Marcella Moran 

V. President Grace Knox 

Secretary Veronica Bingle 

Treasurer Marion Nash 



Woodward Hall 



During the past year the changes which took place throughout the life of the 
college were present also in Woodward Hall. 

September found the housing conditions much changed, with people rooming 
two in one room, some empty rooms, and the majority of the Gates House Girls 
residents of Woodward. The vacant rooms have proved advantageous, since they 
have provided the day students with the opportunity of remaining overnight when 
affairs are going on at the college which they would like to attend. 

Woodward held its first College Dance and was pleased with the enthusiasm with 
which it was received. 

The basement of the dormitory has aided in the production of many such events 
as the Mardi Gras, Dramatic Club presentations and other such occurrences, since 
it is here that the girls planned and worked on the decorations. 

The work begun on the reception room last year was completed this year with 
the purchase of new draperies. 

Another pleasant addition to the dormitory was the new radio in room four, 
which has now become another student's room. 

The food sales of past years have been continued. 

A group of girls who, in their junior year, planned new decorations for the down- 
stairs recreation room were made a committee to work on the execution of their 
plans. 

With this record we close the year and hope that future residents of Woodward 
Hall will spend as many happy hours as have the girls of 1934. 

Aileen Morgan 

Secretary pro-tem. 
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DORMITORIES 

President Margaret Kimball 

V. President Olga Anderson 

Secretary Doris Jones 

Treasurer Ellen Dupuis 



N 



ormai 



Mall 



Normal Hall welcomed its first House Mother, Miss Henderson, in September. 
She proved to be sympathetic, helpful, and kind to the girls as they needed her. It 
was with regret that we, upon our return from the February vacation, found she had 
been transferred to Woodward Hall. We sincerely hope she will enjoy her duties 
there. 

But Normal Hall girls have found Miss Gassett well suited for this position. In 
the short time she has been with us, her friendliness and cheer have won for her a 
warm reception from all. 

Christmas, 1933, as usual found the dormitory gaily bedecked with wreaths and 
gay lights. A tree, decorated with lights and tinsel, in our reception room proved 
that the old custom of having Christmas trees is still very popular. The wreaths, 
fashioned of yew and brightly colored fruits, admirably suited the colonial doors 
upon which they were hung. The fruit, however, proved to be too great a tempta- 
tion to some little urchins who felt they needed it more than we. Thus, we were 
kept busy redecorating the wreaths. 

When Spring came, Normal Hall found itself fitted out with a new coat of paint 
on the inside. Our rooms have taken on a much more attractive appearance since 
they have been painted. It will be interesting to recall that this painting was done 
by the CWA workers as part of President Roosevelt's relief program. 

The underclassmen of Normal Hall wish each of its seniors a prosperous lifetime 
of cheer and contentment. 

F. Doris Jones, 

Secretary. 



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EXPLANATION 

The work of this yearbook has as its theme, our college of the present and of the 
future. 

The page for "Classes" shows a new type of classroom discussion, that of social- 
ized recitation. 

The "Student Cooperative Association" page pictures student participation in 
the reading of the Bible in Chapel, one of Dr. Scott's innovations at the College. 

The "Organization" page represents the Mardi Gras in which all clubs partici- 
pated. 

The "Athletics" page depicts finer athletics for our college, one of Dr. Scott's 
many interests. 

For the "Literature" page, a student reading some of the literary revivals of this 
year has been used. 

The headings represent activities of our college. 



APPRECIATION 



The Editorial Board of Alpha for 1934 wishes to acknowledge the generous aid 
given by Miss Davis, Miss Nye, Miss Pope, and Mr. Kelly, our faculty advisers. We 
wish also to extend our thanks to those members of our college who have helped us 
in the publishing of this book. 



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Back row— Mr. Kelley. H. Spracklin. V. Fair, R. Curley, C. Copeland. 
Front row — M. Cullen, L. Smith, G. Curley, Miss Davis, L. McHugh. 

ALPHA BOARD 

Editor-in-Chief Grace Curley 

Assistant Editor Lemira Smith 

Business Manager Harry Spracklin 

Assistant Business Manager Kenneth Murphy 

Treasurer Chauncey Copeland 

Literary Editor Mary Cullen 

Assistant Literary Editor Ruth Van Campen 

Staff Artist Loretta McHugh 

Assistant Staff Artist . . . . . Claire Cook 

Advertising Manager Kenneth Cameron 

Associate Staff Photographers { R^hard Curley 

\ George Morris 

W. A. A. Representative Mary Crowley 

N. A. A. Representative John Glenn 

CLASS EDITORS 
Anna Ginnetty, Priscilla Coleman, John Glenn, Phyllis Ryder, Alice Guilmartin, 
Katherine Hofferty, Doris Wilde, George Jones, Isabel Walsh, Edith Hayden, Dorothy 
Look, Ruth Bumpus, Wilfred Bradbury, Agnes Lane, Ruth Metcalf, CeciliaGurhey, 
Marion Chambers, George Earhardt. 



TYPING STAFF 
Frances Norton — Chairman 
Bessie Freitas, Ruth Sizer, Laura Mitchell, Harvey Cadwell, Ann Pickens, Barbara 
Schmalz, Mae Buelow 

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CAMPUS COMMENT 



Campus Comment, the college newspaper, which is written and edited entirely 
by the students, has several aims, namely: — to publish news stories, interviews, 
editorials, and sport news; to furnish practice in writing for those interested in 
journalistic work; to serve as a unifying element for the members of the college; 
and to uphold the finest traditions of the college. The accomplishments of the 
paper for this year have been these: setting a regular publication date; gradually 
eliminating literary material such as short stories, long poems, essays, and book 
reports, and substituting short news items, human interest stories, sports, and 
short poems; and acknowledging our connection with the world of education by 
noting some progress in education each month. Below are examples, on the left, 
of a typical "news story", and on the right, of a typical "human interest story". 



Day Students Have Lunch at College. 

The opportunity of having luncheon 
in the dining hall at Normal Hall was 
offered to the day students by Dr. Zenos 
E. Scott. 

The students, through the purchase 
of strips of either five or ten tickets, 
may obtain a hot mid-day meal at a 
minimum cost. 

That the day students are in favor 
of this new plan may be seen by the 
increasing number who came to lunch- 
eon. 

One of the advantages of this change 
is the increased opportunity for closer 
contact between the day students and 
the dormitory students. 



Instructor Nibbles While Class Starves. 

Do they need a lunchroom in the 
administration building of the college? 
It might help Mrs. Durgin if there were 
one, for Mr. Durgin has to have a small 
"snack" between meals. 

The A1 mathematics class had just 
come in from the lower campus where 
they had been surveying, and were 
awaiting instructions. Mr. Durgin 
came in, opened a desk drawer, took 
out a sandwich, and began to eat, while 
the members of the class looked on 
hungrily. 

With a sandwich in one hand and a 
piece of chalk in the other, he proceed- 
ed to explain certain problems on the 
subject of surveying. 



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Row 4 — M. Candy, G. Jones, M. Osborne, J. Bates, A. McKee, S. Lovett, H. Kavatachuk, H. Brewer, E. Anderson. 
Row 3 — T. Wolfson, O. Britton, A. Larson, B. Smith, N. Beaton, A. Smolsky, D. Look, E. Shea. 
Row 2— B. Freitas, L. Galipeau, L. McHugh, C. Murray Miss Lovett, H. Prescott, K. Ross. 
Row 1 — D. Woodward, K. Johnson, B. Cusick, M. Santos. 

CAMPUS COMMENT BOARD 

Editor-in-chief Charlotte Murray 

Assistant Editor George Jones 

Sports Editor Stephen Lovett 

Sports Editor Bessie Freitas 

Assistant Sports Editor Marshall Ney 

Assistant Sports Editor Phyllis Ryder 

Business Manager John Bates 

Assistant Business Manager Raymond Cook 

Make-up Editor Loretta McHugh 

Assistant Make-up Editor Myrtle Pray 

News Editor Lucienne Galipeau 

Assistant News Editor Francis Champagne 

Social Editor Harold Brewer 

Assistant Social Editor Ruth Bumpus 

Alumni Editor Kathleen Hofferty 

Exchange Editor Alice Halloran 

Assistant Exchange Editor Alice Guilmartin 

Technical Editor Hazel Prescott 

Assistant Technical Editor Katherine Johnson 

Secretary Barbara Smith 

REPORTERS 
Elsie Anderson, Barbara Albret, Belle Barsky, Nellie Beaton, Olive Britton, Marjorie Candy, Betty 
Cusick, Edith Hayden, Alice Larson, Ida Leino, Eileen Lloyd, Dorothy Look, Anna McKee, Mary 
Osborne, Sylvia Pentikainen, Ellen Richwagen, Kathryn Ross, Ellen Shea, Marie Von Bergen, 
Thelma Wolfson, and Dorothy Woodward. 

TYPISTS 
Helen Kovalchuk, Anna McKee, Mary Santos, Annie Smolski, and Thelma Wolfson, 
FACULTY ADVISER— Miss Olive H. Lovett 

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DRAMATIC CLUB 



President Jane Carroll 

V. -President Cecilia Perkins 

Secretary Hilda Kidston 

Property Mistress Virginia Cochrane 

Wardrobe Mistress Muriel Robie 

Before starting on the momentous events in the annals of the Dramatic Club for 1933-34, it 
is necessary to go back and pick up the thread of our story where the last number of the Alpha left 
off. 

May 19 — Ne'er to be forgotten night! One of the best successes that Miss Moffitt has ever produced 
was the "Taming of the Shrew". Years hence when the memory dims, let this Alpha 
remind you of that illustrious cast: 

Lucentio RoseTinsley 

Tranio and Vincentio Dorothy Chatterton 

Baptista Ruth Mannion 

Katherina Barbara Randlett 

Bianca Virginia Bulger 

Gremio Margaret Kimball 

Hortensio Janie Carroll 

Biondello and Curtis Virginia Cochrane 

Petruchio . . . . Louise Hewitt 

Grumio Hilda Kidston 

Tailor and Widow Cecilia Perkins 

June 1 — One of the events of our club year always anticipated with much delight is the annual 
banquet given to the graduating members at Wyman's Tea Room. 

June 6 — Tryouts! With what hopes and fears that white-faced, shaking group took their places 
on the platform and presented Shakespeare as it had never been presented before. The 
lucky ones to be taken in that night were: Dorothy Alexander, Irene Kidd, Ruth Davis, 
Elsa Johnson, Barbara Schmalz. 

June 13 — These new members were officially and socially received into the club by their sisters at 
a reception. 

Interval of Recuperation 

Sept. 19 — Initial meeting of a year of stage successes and happiness under the ever loving guidance 
of Mother Moffitt. 

Nov. 17 — The Dramatic Club presented "The Passing of the Third Floor Back" with the following 
cast: 

Mrs. Sharp, A Cheat Dorothy Hixon 

Stasia, A Slut Elsa Johnson 

Miss Kite, A Cat Barbara Schmalz 

Mrs. Tompkins, A Shrew Cecilia Perkins 

Mrs. de Hooley, A Snob Dorothy Alexander 



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3rd row— G. Hendriksen, I. Kidd, M. Robie, R. Mannion, M. Kimball. 
2nd row— -B. Schmalz, H. Kidston, Miss Moffitt, C. Perkins, V. Cochrane. 
1st row — E. Johnson, D. Alexander, R. Davis. 

Major Tompkins, A Bully Gunvor Henriksen 

Vivian, A Hussy Virginia Cochrane 

Joey Wright, A Satyr Muriel Robie 

Christopher Penny, A Coward Jane Carroll 

Jape Samuels, A Rogue Hilda Kidston 

Harry Larkcom, A Cad Margaret Kimball 

The Stranger Irene Kidd 

Ruth Mannion and Ruth Davis were business and stage managers respectively. 

Dec. 15 — Another one of our happy times is our Christmas party when we can forget our dignity 
and really enjoy ourselves. For three years "Gynny" has been our Santa and distributed 
our nonsense gifts. 

Dec. 22 — Dramatic Club contributes in a large measure to that lovely Christmas spirit which per- 
vades our campus every year by presenting its traditional Christmas drama, "Why the 
Chimes Rang" and "The Littlest Shepherd" alternately. This year it was the turn of 
the latter. 

Jan. 16 — If you were observing you would have noticed that every member of Dramatic Club was 
present at "Cinderella". It is the policy of our club to support productions of this kind 
by attending all plays which come within our reach. 

Shakespearian Play — At this writing our cast for this year had not been chosen but our choice of 
play had been decided. We are to give "As You Like It". This, we feel, will be of infinite 
value to the members who will be future teachers in High School, as the play is in so many 
curriculums. May this presentation be as successful as all our other plays have been. 

HILDA KIDSTON, 
Secretary 



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LIBRARY CLUB 



President Mildred Moren 

V. President Frances Norton 

Secretary Madeleine Amsden 

Treasurer Ruth Van Campen 

With thoughtful organization and careful execution, a variety of programs has 
been presented to the club. Each member in serving her fellow members has given 
freely of her time and effort, thus enriching the experience of all. 

The social side of our natures has not been neglected. Recreation, fellowship, 
and genuine pleasure have been enjoyed by faculty and student members alike. 
Well fixed in our memories is the Saturday that we spent at West Dennis as guests 
of Miss Hill. 

On January twenty-fifth, a program consisting of reports on three new books on 
education, travel, and humor was presented to the college. 

Each girl has displayed a whole-hearted interest in the club, and in no small 
measure has gained not only information about books, but also closer connections 
with friends and faculty advisers. 

Madeleine Amsden, 
Secretary. 



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Row 4— E. Shaffner, E. Lloyd, L. Mitchell, M. Wanelik, O. Fuller, E. Perkins, R. Sullivan, R. Sizer, B. Ellis. 
Row 3 — P. Esau, M. Levering, D. McMahon, K. Ross, M. Campbell, M. Bowman, R. Koss, M. VonBergen. 
Row 2 — A. Sheehan, K. Guifmartin. F. Norton, Miss Carter, Miss Vining, M. Moren, R. VanCampen, M. Amsden. 
Row 1 — A. Lindstrom, C. Murray, A. Homer, A. Nolan, R. Cassidy, C. Gurhey. 

IN OUR LENDING LIBRARY 

Library Club has been privileged to bring before the college through the medium 
of the Book of the Month Club books which individual students might find too ex- 
pensive to purchase. 

Among the books received from this source is Henrik Van Loon's "Geography", 
a book of tremendous importance, not only to those students personally interested 
in geography, but also to those who are curious about this world of ours as that 
"small, dark object entirely surrounded by space." 

For the lover of drama, there is the book, "Play Parade", a collection of plays 
by Noel Coward, containing such sparkling hits as "Cavalcade", "Design for Living", 
"Private Lives", and "Bitter Sweet", all of which have come to the public by means 
of the stage and screen. There is a delightfully refreshing introduction by the 
author, in which he states his reasons for consenting to publish this volume of his 
representative plays. 

A challenging novel of timely interest is "Little Man, What Now?", a human 
story of a German family faced with the problem of adjustment to the economic 
upheaval the whole world is experiencing. 

These are but a sample of the wealth of literature we are fortunate to own through 
the co-operation of the Book of the Month Club. 



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FRENCH CLUB 

LE BUREAU DU CERCLE FRANCAIS 

La Directrice Miss Edith Bradford 

La Presidente Lucienne Galipeau 

La Vice-Presidente Bertha Dymowska 

La Secretaire Olga Anderson 

La Tresoriere Mildred Boucher 

La Bibliothecaire Claire Cook 

Le Reporteur Marion Wanelik 

C Commencer avec un pique-nique a Carver's ou les lettres du "rouge gorge" 

ont ete" lues. 
E Examiner et initier huit nouveaux membres du Cercle. 
R Re"unir a la salle 34 pour le programme des nouveaux membres auquel M. Dur- 

gin a explique le "Pantheon de la Guerre". 
C ConsideYer les plans du Mardi Gras prepares par les divers comites. 
L Lier dans le developpement des plans pour le Mardi Gras. 
E Entrer dans la gaiete de la saison de Noel par une piece "Le Bonhomme Noel", 

et en distribuant les cadeaux. 
F Faire des preparatifs finals pour le Mardi Gras. 
R Regaler nos invites a la Riviera, au gymnase. Notre roi et notre reine etaient 

Earl Sukeforth et Mary Campbell. Le prix pour le meilleur char de"coratif a 

6te decerne au club Topics of the Day. 
A Avoir un debat sur des affaires du jour en France. 
N Nourrir nos ames avec un programme de musique. 
C Couper, coller, classifier des images pour le livre de voyage et ecrire au sujet 

de voyage. 
A Amuser nos membres au fameux Casino. 
I Installer le nouveau bureau. 
S Soupirer de douleur, que c'est la fin d'une anne"e si pleine de succes et signer 

les papiers pour le "rouge gorge", au regal qui finit notre annee. 

Marion R. Wanelik 



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4th Row— H. Dacko, G. Saley, M. Whitney, E. Stromdahl, A. McKee, V. Hill, A. Carr, R. Ferris. 

3rd Row — D. Pilote, O. McMurdie, A. Halloran, M. Caswell. E. Sullivan. C. Griffiths, E. Dupuis, S. Bianchi. 

2nd Row — D. Sampson, M. Wanelik, L. Galipeau, Miss Bradford, B. Dymowska, O. Anderson, M. Boucher, H. Johnson. 

1st Row — R. Cronin, J. Douville, R. McKee, E. Moura, P. Ryder. . 



NOTRE PROPHETIE 



1934 

1. Mile. Bradford 

2. Olga Anderson 

3. Sylvia Bianchi 

4. Mildred Boucher 

5. Madeline Caswell 

6. Jeanne Douville 

7. Bertha Dymowska 

8. Ruth Ferris 

9. Lucienne Galipeau 

10. Helene Johnson 

11. Ruth McKee 

12. Olga McMurdie 

13. Geraldine Saley 

14. Dorothy Sampson 

15. Elizab. Stromdahl 

16. Marion Wanelik 



1935 
une Confiseuse 
uneetoiledu radio 
un modele 
une predicatrice 
une artiste 
une amoureuse 
un orateur 
une doyenne 
un docteur es 

lettres 
une epouse 
une contatrice 
une danseuse 
une directrice 
une historienne 
une inspectrice 
une redactrice 





1934 


1936 


1. 

2. 
3. 

4. 
5. 


Claire Cook 
Ellen Dupuis 
Dorothy Pilote 
Phyllis Ryder 
Esther Sullivan 


un prof esse ur 
une jockey 
une actrice 
une institutrice 
une com6dienne 




1934 


1937 


1. 

2. 
3. 
4. 
5. 
6. 
7. 


Alice Carr 
Ruth Cronin 
Carol Griffiths 
Alice Halloran 
Anna McKee 
Eliza Moura 
Mary Osborne 


une stenographe 
une musicienne 
une horlogiere 
une inventrice 
une missionaire 
une confe>enciere 
un e"crivain 




1935 


1938 


1. 

2. 
3. 

4. 


Helen Dacko 
Rita Farley 
Virginia Hill 
Marjorie Whitney 


une vendeuse 
une cuisiniere 
une politicienne 
une modiste 



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TOPICS OF THE DAY 

President . Ruth Henry 

V. President Evelyn Davis 

Secretary Loretta McHugh 

Treasurer Ethel McEnelly 

Executive Committee 

Chairman: Evelyn Davis 
Dorothy Shaw Dorothy Pi lote Muriel Lane 

Another eventful year for the Topics of the Day Club, the youngest club in the 
College! 

Beginning with the first meeting in September, when old and new members 
were welcomed; the club set forth to make this year better than either of the two 
preceding ones. New ideas for the meetings were introduced. The most popular 
type of discussion was explaining timely cartoons and their relation to current events. 
At another meeting, the topic, "The Recognition of Russia by the United States," 
wastreated as a socialized recitation with one member of the club leading discussion. 

The club again sold tonic and soup, and this business was made a success by the 
cooperation of its members. With some of the money received from these sales, 
the magazines Time, New Outlook, and Literary Digest were purchased for the Lib- 
rary to be used by members and others interested in current news. At Christmas a 
sum of money was contributed to the Welfare Fund of Bridgewater to be used for 
the needy. 

But perhaps the most thrilling experience of all was winning the banner for the 
best float at Mardi Gras. This float consisted of a large wire globe with the contin- 
ents in silver carried by four members representing President Roosevelt, Premier 
MacDonald, Chancellor Hitler, and Mussolini. 

It was decided this year to send delegates to cover timely lectures on significant 
world affairs in which there is some active interest. Following out this plan, three 
members attended a lecture given by Dr. Blakeslee at the Copley-Plaza on February 
3, concerning "the Far Eastern Question." Reports on this were then given at a 
later meeting. This proved to be so worthwhile that the club hopes to send other 
delegates to future lectures. 



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c% <^ Cs f$ 




Row A — L. West, L. Tosi, G. Saley, A. Houde, N. Dean, B. Barsky, P. Drevinsky, R. Sizer, D. Shaw. 

Row 3 — I. Dacy, M. Shea, M. Crowley, M. Moran, D. Glcason. G. Jacobs, A. Smaltz, A. Ginnetty. 

Row 2 — W. Goodell, R. Sanford, E. Davis, L. McHugh, Miss Smith, R. Henry, E. McEnelly, A. Lane, M. Mahady. 

Row 1 — D. Sampson, M. Freeman, A. Homer, C, Forr, M. Nash, M. Malloy, A. Sheehan. 

With these new and interesting experiments already in use Topics of the Day 
promises to become one of the outstanding clubs of the College, and to be recognized 
as one offering unusual educational advantages to all students. 

Loretta McHugh 

If you had attended the meetings of Topics of the Day you would have discover- 
ed that: 

We all turned rebels at the time of Cuba's revolution: 

A lively campaign was carried on in connection with the local and national elec- 
tions; 

We did our best to cooperate with Congress by discussing the leading personalities 
and the many problems they have to face; 

In a debate we decided in favor of the NRA; 

We left the question, "Where are the Affairs in the Far East Leading?" still un- 
solved at the end of one discussion ; 

We indulged in a cartoon meeting in which everything was discussed from a 
Women's Current Events Club that had talked over every country and was obliged to 
turn into a sewing circle for lack of further material, to Roosevelt and his stormy seas; 

Theoretically we tried to settle affairs in Austria, but perhaps the Austrians went 
on their way oblivious to this fact. 

And so we hope to continue our discussions and settle at least to our own satis- 
faction, the topics of the day. 



Ruth Henry 



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LYCEUM 

President George Jones 

V. -President Harvey Cadwell 

Sec. -Treasurer Harold Brewer 

The Lyceum had as its purposes for 1933-34 the discussion of current events, the 
carrying on of worthwhile activities, in which all members participate, and some 
debating and special reports. 

Topics suggested for discussion were along economic and political lines. Re- 
cently the question "When and Where Will the Next War Be?" was discussed. "What 
Will You Do If War is Declared?" and "War Versus Peace", are other topics suggest- 
ed. The Roosevelt administration also drew to the center'of the field of attention. 

The Lyceum expects participation by its members in discussion of world problems 
for it is only in this way that the club can fulfill its major aims. 

Harold Brewer, 
Secretary. 



From the Lyceum Forum — War: 

No war ever does any good and all wars do much harm. A majority of the mem- 
bers of this Lyceum declare that they will never take part in war. Students all 
over the land join us in this pledge. Groups of citizens on all sides are taking the 
same stand. It is the government, not the people, which we must blame for war. 
Governments make war; people do not. And wars will stop when people refuse to 
support the governments which make war. It is for us to say that this day has 
come in America. 

School budgets: 

The results of a debate by members of Lyceum on, "Is the Compulsory Budget 
System the Best Way of Financing School Activities." was announced to the stu- 
dent body in the following note, "The affirmative wins. The vote was two to one. 
The committee was composed of two women and one man. Respectfully, 
George Durgin." 



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Row 2 — R. Cook, K. Coombs. 

Row 1— Mr. Kelley, A. Wood, P. Hill. 

MEN'S CLUB 

President Alfred Wood 

V. President . Paul Hill 

Secretary Raymond Cook 

Treasurer Kenneth Coombs 



The Men's Club has been very successful in all its undertakings this year. 

The year was started with a banquet at which the Freshmen acted the dual part 
of entertainers and waiters. Our guest speaker of the evening was Dr. Scott. 

The next big event was Amateur Night, which proved to be a success socially 
and financially. The men of the college worked together to put on a show that will 
long remain in the memory of the audience. Who could forget the Senior men's 
burlesque? 

The Men's Club Dance under the direction of Alfred Wood was another success. 

One of the most important public appearances of the Club was its production, 
with the guiding help of our director, Miss Moffitt, of the comedy "The Arrival of 
Kitty." 

A movement in the school that interested the Men's Club more than any other 
is the attempt to make our proposed athletic field ready for use. It is much needed. 
We feel sure that if the other organizations in the school will work faithfully toward 
it, it will in a comparatively short time become more than a dream. 

Raymond Cook, 

Secretary 

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SCIENCE CLUB 



President Chauncey Copeland 

V. President Marie Johnson 

Secretary Ruth Koss 

Treasurer George Higgins 

This year Science Club has broadened the field of its interests to include many 
branches of the lesser known sciences. This has been done mainly by the many and 
varied speakers which have been a feature of the meetings. Also, the work has been 
extremely practical, dealing with science from the view-point of how we may apply 
it in our everyday life. One of the most interesting speakers was Mr. Lamprey of 
Boston Teachers College, who demonstrated how a balanced aquarium is set up, 
and who left a beautiful mo del which has been a source of much admiration all the 
year. He also spoke on the proper materials to select for an aquarium and the care 
to give goldfish. Another outstanding event was the occasion when Mr. Peabody 
of Harvard spoke on "Heredity and Environment." Mr. Peabody is well known by 
most of the members because he has been to Bridgewater several times during the 
last two years; and because of the active interest he has displayed in Science Club 
affairs, he has been made an honorary member. Mr. Richter, a resident of Bridge- 
water, gave Science Club some very practical suggestions as to how a science teacher 
may supplement the textbooks by making use of local industries to teach the sub- 
ject. Also during the year, an alumnus of Bridgewater, Mr. Bartholomew Buckley, 
gave us an insight into a very different field of practical science. He is a taxidermist, 
and demonstrated with a beautiful cock pheasant just how the process of setting 
up a stuffed specimen takes place. 

Under the direction of Marie Johnson, chairman of the program committee, 
the meetings have had much variation. Besides the meetings devoted to outside 
speakers, we have discussed the formation of a Science Club in a Junior High School. 
We have become familiar with the projection apparatus which is used in the teaching 
of science, and have investigated some of the new books in the field, such as Paul 
de Kruif's "Men Against Death". This last was presented through a splendid re- 
view by Mr. Sukeforth. Some of the meetings have been devoted to keeping up with 
the trend of modern science by means of reports on current events from such maga- 
zines as the Science News Letters. 

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Row 4 — E. Johnson, J. True, J. Bates, S. Lovett, C. Whitcomb, R. Nickerson, R. Curley, D. Ross. 

Row 3— M. Levering, A. Lindstrom, E. Lindberg, S. McKenna, C. Murray, E. Shea, W. Harlow, C. Tobin. 

Row 2 — E. Sukeforth, D. McMahon, C. Copeland, M. Johnson, Miss Graves, R. Koss, G. Higgins, E. Haselgarde. 

Row 1 — V. Prairio, E. Taitz, F. Champagne, E. Beede. 

The Club also plans to revisit the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole. 
Last year we had a splendid trip combining business with pleasure, so that another 
trip is planned for the benefit of the new members and the further enlightenment 
of those who were fortunate enough to go last year. Here one gets an opportunity 
to see and to compare the living and museum specimens at the same time, as the 
fishing grounds for biological specimens are here, as well as a museum containing 
the preserved forms. Another project planned is a visit to the bacteriological labora- 
tory of some large city such as Brockton or Boston, where we can see the actual work 
of men of science in the field of bacteria, and their effort to protect the health of the 
public. 

This year because of the number of people interested in science, the membership 
was enlarged to thirty-five, a larger number than the club has contained for some 
time. 

The work has been well carried on under the presidency of Chauncey Copeland 
and has benefited by the helpful interest of Miss Graves. 

Ruth Koss, 

Secretary. 



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GARDEN CLUB 



President Patricia Holmes 

V. -President Audrey Tripp 

Secretary . - Mary Campbell 

Treasurer Anna Tripp 



In the early War days back in 1914, a group of Normals, as they were then called, 
were grafting apple trees in the greenhouse. Apparently they were interested in 
what they were doing in spite of the possibilities of cut thumbs, for when it was 
necessary to leave they asked if they might come back and do some more. They 
complained of the lack of opportunity and time for gardening work. Opportunity 
came in the form of Garden Club. 

Thus was the beginning of Garden Club, or T. C. as it is better known, although 
the meaning of T. C. is known only to members. And so, too, came the first aims 
of the club "to promote interest in and increase knowledge of horticulture and agri- 
culture primarily in the State Normal School at Bridgewater." 

As our school has grown and is now the State Teachers College at Bridgewater 
so, too, has the interest in and the size of Garden Club increased. Because of this 
increased size and interest, an afternoon group was initiated to accommodate those 
unable to attend the evening meetings. 

If you should walk down Park Avenue in Bridgewater on the first or third nights 
of the school months about 6:30 o'clock you would see small groups sauntering down 
the paths in the garden to the greenhouse. During the winter months when it is 
dark at that time, two bright lights shine towards the street — the headlights of Mr. 
Stearns's car lighting the way for T. C. members coming through the garden to a 
meeting. 

This past year, we feel, has been not only useful but interesting and enjoyable 
as well. 

At our meetings, after a short business meeting, talks on different phases of 
gardening or in fact on anything pertaining to gardening have been given by mem- 
bers. Then, before we did our actual gardening work Mr. Stearns very often brought 
out a large basket of apples, apples of every kind, color, size, and shape. This was 
an important part of the meeting. 

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3rd row— T. Westerling, D. Guidaboni, E. Tupper, E. Gillen, V. Bingle, P. Silvia, M. Chambers, C. Nash, R. Ryder, 

V. Cochrane. 
2nd row — R. Gould, I. Tysuer, H. Robertson, A. Brown, M. Fuller, B. Smith, M. Galipeau, E. Doremus, E. Beede. 
1st row — D. Wilde, M. Cassidy, D. Stenberg, P. Holmes, Mr. Stearns, A. Tripp, D. Clarner, O. Smith, V. Grenier. 

The type of gardening work depended on the season. In the fall we planted 
bulbs and made hard and soft wood cuttings and later planted seeds and then in 
the spring worked out of doors. 

The results of our gardening work benefit not only the members themselves but 
the whole school as well. Our work with that of the other students is used in the 
school for many and varied occasions. Garden Club members care for the plants 
and flowers in the auditorium. 

The T. C. chapel program consisted of a "regular meeting" including the dis- 
cussion and even the apples. The annual social was held in the spring. 

Garden Club was represented at the Mardi Gras parade with a float showing 
three Greek goddesses representing grain, flowers, and fruit — Ceres, Flora, and Po- 
mona respectively. 

Besides planting seeds and bulbs, making cuttings, and having their annual 
social, T. C. has enjoyed a bonfire supper and trips to various places of interest. 
Last year, too, we sent representatives to the Arbor Day exercises of the Old Bridge- 
water Historical Society. 

So, we really and sincerely feel that our time and energy spent in the Garden 
Club has been truly worthwhile and that T. C. has been a great success. 

In mentioning the success of T. C. it would be impossible not to mention how 
much of this has been due to the unfailing interest, enthusiasm, and help of our 
faculty adviser and friend, Mr. Stearns. 

Mary Campbell, Secretary. 

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HOBBY CLUB 



President Carolyn Feindel 

V. -President Geraldine Saley 

Secretary Loretta McHugh 

Treasurer Olive Hosford 

Hobbies are treasures! With this idea in mind a treasure chest filled with hob- 
bies of the club members was the theme for the Mardi Gras float this year. A 
hobby surely provides a source of wealth and real adventure for anyone who pursues 
a specific bent or fancy. 

Today, more than before, hobbies play an important part in everyone's life. Wide- 
spread interest in this particular pastime has been stimulated recently by Philip 
Lord and his famous schooner, "The Seth Parker". Tomorrow, with the ever in- 
creasing demand for leisure, hobbies will continue to function as a very personal 
part of oneself. 

Nor are members of this College unmindful of this fact. Hobbies from the col- 
lection of stamps to milk bottle caps, from coins to buttons, are represented within 
Hobby Club. Although each member has her own "pet" hobby, it is not confined 
to her alone. All share in the benefits of each other's hobby. Unusual and interest- 
ing information is contributed by the different members at club meetings, thereby 
creating enthusiastic and enjoyable talks throughout the year, — always different, 
always new, yet always valuable. 

At Christmas, members made toys and small useful gifts which were donated to 
K. P. Club for distribution among children in Bridgewater. Another worthy pro- 
ject carried out by the club was the completion of a set of dolls, which now represents 
different countries. These are to be used not only by the Hobby Club, but by any 
member of the College wishing them for exhibitional purposes. 

Enrichment of his knowledge about things in general is sought by every student. 
In what better way could this be accomplished than by learning interesting facts 
about otherwise commonplace material? 

Hobby Club offers this opportunity. 



Loretta McHugh 



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Row 3— A. Ginnetly, M. Wanelik, A. Houde. M. Caswell, H. Connell, M. McManus. 
Row 2 — D. Bearse, C. Golding, A. Tripp, A. Smaltz, G. Moran, L. Galipeau, A. Donahue. 
Row 1— W. Goodell, A. Nolan, L. McHugh, Mr. Stearns, C. Feindal, G. Saley, O. Hosford. 



In which of these does your interest lie? 



Arrowheads 

Book-binding 

Bottle-Caps 

Buttons 

Clippings 

Coins — foreign and American 

Dolls 

Dogs 

Drama 

Envelope linings 

Glass 

Hair 



Indian Symbols 

Old Books 

Patch-work 

Pencils 

Pictures 

Post-marks 

Shells 

Ships 

Shoes 

Stamps 

Trains 

Wrought Iron 



Hobby Club admits them all ! 



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CAMERA CLUB 



President John Bates 

V. -President Grace Knox 

Sec. -Treasurer Ruth Koss 

Camera Club has finished a year of work which has proven especially interesting 
and particularly valuable to its members. Much has been accomplished, because 
this year the program was systematically made out with a definite requirement for 
each month which must be met by everyone. By means of this, the members ac- 
tually learned how to do many new things in the field of photography; as a result 
of the year's work, they have a well developed hobby and a working knowledge of 
many of the fundamentals, upon which they can build in the years to come. The 
requirements consisted of learning how to develop and print a film, a successful 
indoor picture, how to make a satisfactory enlargement, a slide or blueprint, and 
lastly, how to color an enlargement. 

Members have been especially interested in freak photography and have been 
trying their hand at producing weird effects as well as reading up on the subject in 
a fascinating new book, purchased by Camera Club this year, called "Photographic 
Amusements" by Woodbury. 

The activities have been many and varied. We have had several interesting lec- 
ture meetings on the history of photography and the art of taking and developing 
pictures successfully. Mr. Huffington explained some of the larger cameras, and 
gave individual members instructions in using the graflex camera with which he 
takes most of the pictures of the college activities. I am sure that the members of 
the club will long remember the field trip during which each one painfully and labor- 
iously climbed the ladder with Mr. Denton's able assistance, to the roof of Boyden 
Hall to take a picture of the surrounding country. The social side of club life was 
not neglected as several outings were held during the course of the year — one par- 
ticularly memorable being at Parker's Homestead where Mr. Huffington fought gal- 
lantly to maintain his superiority over the feminine element in the game of slapjack. 

During the first term, the activities of the club were carried on under the able 
leadership of our vice-president, Grace Knox, while John Bates was out training. 
It was at this time that new members were admitted, the quota being limited to 
Freshmen in order to have a foundation to build upon next year. 



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Row 2— Mr. Huffington, W Quinn, M. Cassells, J. Bates, A. Brown, T. Westerling, H. Mears. 
Row 1— A. Athan, M. Campbell, N. Thibeault, G. Knox, R. Koss, M. Kelley. 

Camera Club was given a new room by Dr. Scott, in which to carry on its activi- 
ties — the physics laboratory in the administration building. This gives us a better 
chance for successful developing and printing of pictures because of a more suitable 
temperature than did the room which the club previously had in Normal Hall. 
Another innovation was a change in the time of meeting from Monday afternoon to 
Tuesday afternoon; evening meetings being held only when printing or developing 
is done. 

Camera Club owes much of its accomplishment to the wholehearted interest 
and guidance of its adviser, Mr. Huffington. r th K «; t 

SUGGESTIONS FOR THE AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER 

After you have learned the operation of your camera, there are but three things to remember 
that are necessary for good results: 1 — correct focus to assure sharp, distinct images; 2 — proper 
exposure to bring a technically good negative that will yield a clear print; 3 — good composition 
which makes picture pleasing to observe. 

Set the focus by placing the pointer over the figures in feet on the focusing scale nearest the 
estimated distance of the principal object to be photographed. The focus should be set at 25 feet 
for ordinary pictures; the sharpest part of the picture will be the objects at that distance from the 
camera, but everything from about 15 to 40 feet will be in good focus. When the principal object 
is nearer or farther away than 25 feet the focus should be moved accordingly. 

In taking outdoor pictures with folding camera having double lens the 1/25 second speed and 
f.11 or 16 stop are recommended for ordinary subjects. With single lens folding cameras the 1/25 
shutter speed and stop no. 1 are usually best. With box cameras simply make a snapshot for all 
average pictures. Snapshots should be made only with subject in sunlight unless Verichrome 
film is used. 

In taking pictures of rapidly moving objects use a fast shutter speed and a large opening, and 
do not get closer than 20 to 25 feet. Even with a box camera you can take moving objects by stand- 
ing so that the object travels away from or toward the camera at an angle of 45 degrees. 

The simplest way to photograph interiors is to place the camera on a tripod or other rigid sup- 
port and make a time exposure by the daylight that enters through the windows and doors. The 
secret of success lies in controlling the light by raising or lowering the window shades so that the 
light will be as uniform as possible in those parts of the room that are to be photographed, and 
have the strongest light coming from behind the camera or from any one or more sides excepting 
that side of the room toward Which the lens is pointed. Use stop opening f.11 or 16 and exposure 
of from y 2 to 1 }•£ minutes varying with the amounts of light and the nature of the subject to be 
photographed. 



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SCOUTS 

Captain Miss Katherine Packard 

President Olive Britton 

V. -President Ernestine Reynolds 

Secretary Barbara Stockbridge 

Treasurer Virginia Prairio 

Revolutions occur in Mexico, in South America, here, there, and everywhere, 
but none to compare with the revolution which has occurred in the Girl Scout Club 
of the State Teachers College at Bridgewater — a re-organization towards finer and 
more advanced methods for the realization of the Girl Scout ideals in the work of 
the young women of the club. 

The first bombshell burst September 18 at the first Court of Honor meeting, 
when our new president, Olive Britton, told us of the possibilities of the work for 
this year. Just listen to these interesting things that were presented, so different 
from what the club has previously done: — 

Leadership Training Course to aid in starting and planning troops of our own. 

Camping at South Hanson or Cedar Hill to give us outdoor fun and education. 

Brownie Pack for those who enjoy working with the younger children. 

Excursions to study the functions of public utilities, such as police and fire sta- 
tions. 

Making of marionettes and presenting a play with them. 

Working with the town troop. 

When Miss Pope, Dean of Women, saw our plans and approved them, she agreed 
that we really had reason to be enthusiastic. 

Although we started so well, old man weather had disappointments in store 
for us, for our first event — a "Supper Hunt", which was to be held September 21 at 
the sandpit — had to be indefinitely postponed. Rainy weather seemed to be sched- 
uled inevitably for the Thursdays we planned the hikes. 

The first meeting was therefore held September 28 in the Demonstration Room. 
All the above plans were laid before the group of girls present — among whom fresh- 
men were predominant. The course in leadership and the camping trips were most 
popular with the girls. It was decided to have meetings twice a month. 

A tennis tournament was planned at this meeting to be held October 3 after 



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-B. Ludden, O. Fuller, M. Bartelle, IV 
-H. Robinson, D. Shaw, L. Eldridge, I 
-E. Cusick, V. Prairio, Miss Packard, 



Connell, H. Connell. 
. Gillen, M. Butterfield, M. Shaw. 
). Britton, E. Reynolds, B. Stockbridge. 



school — for those who were interested in this sport. The tournament proved to be 
a drawing card to quite a few members who played in spite of the cold day. 

The climax came with the camping trip to South Hanson over the holiday (Octo- 
ber^). About twenty girls started off after school Wednesday, October11, and land- 
ed at Camp Wampatuck about dark. Supper was cooked by the waterside — and did 
it taste good! After games and singing, the girls retired to the pleasant rooms in 
the "Cottage". It didn't take long to get breakfast and clean up in the morning. 
And then the time was devoted to games, canoeing, boating, and hiking. Dinner 
came soon and after that, an interval of more fun before supper. A tired but very 
happy crew returned to Bridgewater soon after supper. 

November 2, our director from Boston, Miss Helen Potter, came to our meeting 
and talked with us about our leadership course, "Tramping and Trailing", which 
would train us to be pioneer councilors in summer camps. 

November 14, Mrs. Edwin L. Pride, commissioner of the Somerville district, was 
our chapel speaker. 

November 16, Miss Elizabeth Fiske, director from Brockton, came to help us with 
our meeting, at which our course was really begun. 

The Girl Scouts participated in the "Mardi Gras Carnavalesque" held by the 
French Club, February 9. The float planned by the Girl Scouts represented Joan 
of Arc (the first real Girl Scout) with her banner leading the line of girls representa- 
tive of Scouting from the beginning. 

At the end of the year there was a grand wind-up, a weekend in which we used 
the knowledge we had gained throughout the year. This consisted of camping in 
the open, led by a representative from the state headquarters. 

Barbara Stockbridge, Scribe. 
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K. P. CLUB 



President Elois Godfrey 

V.-President Ruth Rider 

Secretary Harriet Hall 

Treasurer Helen Robinson 

Kindergarten-Primary Club opened its year's program in October by welcoming 
new members. Our invitation party took the form of a supper hike. However, 
because of bad weather, we held our "hike" in the playroom of the Training School 
and ate our supper in the kindergarten. 

Later in October, two delegates were sent by the club to the convention of the 
Massachusetts State Kindergarten Association held in Brookline. The delegates 
visited several large kindergartens in Brookline and also heard a talk given by Mrs. 
Barnes, head of the Physical Education Department of the Brookline Public Schools. 
They brought back to the other members of the group many interesting and im- 
portant facts about kindergarten and its work. Seeing such intensive work being 
done in kindergarten, and also seeing the enthusiasm of the members of the Asso- 
ciation, strengthens our faith in the great value of kindergarten. 

The meetings of November and December were given to collecting, repairing, 
and making gifts for the needy children of Bridgewater. At our last meeting in 
December, we wrapped our gifts and then held a simple Christmas celebration of 
our own, singing carols and telling stories. 

In January we devoted our two meetings to our float for Mardi Gras. 

Some of the February, March, and April meetings were given over to speakers 
who gave us much valuable information and enjoyment. The other meetings of 
those months we spent in reading and discussing educational textbooks concerning 
the kindergarten work. A study of this sort gives us a better understanding of 
kindergarten, its aims and its great values. 

In March, two more delegates were sent from the club to the Massachusetts State 
Kindergarten Association Convention. These delegates, as well as the two who 
went in October, brought back much helpful information to us. 

We plan to send a delegate to the Association for Childhood Education which is 
to be held in Swampscott, Massachusetts, in 1935. This association meets annually 



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Row 3 — Z. Mapp, L. Tosi, V. Fair, E. Tupper, H. Dumas. 

Row 2 — M. Tierney, I. Dacy, P. Esau, G. Moran, A. Smolsky, V. Cochrane. 

Row 1— E. Reynolds, E. Godfrey, Miss Marks, R. Rider, H. Hall, H. Robinson. 

but it is not often as near home as the one to be held in 1935. We hope to be able 
to take advantage of the opportunity. To raise money to pay our delegates' expenses 
and to contribute our bit to the expenses of the convention itself we planned a bridge 
and whist party. 

As a way of completing a successful year's program we held our annual banquet 
in May. 

We hope that another year will see the kindergarten firmly established as a val- 
uable institution in the majority of the towns and cities of the country. 

Harriet Hall 
Secretary 

"Even the little child may be an artist. What the child makes may seem small 
and worthless, but out of the small beginning comes something great 

"All that you see about you, even the greatest things, arose from small begin- 
nings 

"The stream whose song you hear came from a tiny source. Out of nothing 
God created all you see 

"Will you not see the possibilities in your child? It is your most important task 
to nurture all his latent powers." 

Froebel 



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GIRLS' GLEE CLUB 



Director Miss Frieda Rand 

President Polly Drevinsky 

V. -President Bernice Trulson 

Secretary Madeleine Amsden 

Librarians RitaCushing 

Barbara Albret 



Sopranos 

Beach, Madeline 
Beaton, Elmira 
Berezin, Ida 
Coleman, Priscilla 
Davis, VeSma 
Dix, Barbara 
Dumas, Hazel 
Dymouska, Bertha 
Ferguson, Florence 
French, Dorothy 
French, Gertrude 
Gleason, Dorothy 
Hullstrom, Harriett 
James, Edith 
Johnson, Helene 
LeBourdais, Marie 
Long, Hazel 
Mattson, Helen 
McHugh, Loretta 
Moura, Eliza 
Nash, Marion 
Stromdahl, Elizabeth 
Wanelik, Marion 
Woodward, Dorothy 



Second Sopranos 

Anderson, Ruth 
Calen, Ruth 
Cronin, Ruth 
Cushing, Rita 
Drevinsky, Polly 
Ellis, Bertha 
Ferris, Ruth 
Flaherty, Ruth 
Freitas, Bessie 
Hall, Eleanor 
Hall, Harriet 
McKee, Ruth 
Pilote, Dorothy 
Prescott, Hazel 
Reynolds, Ernestine 
Salo, Mary 
Stockbridge, Barbara 
Trulson, Bernice 



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Stromdahl, M. Wanelik, 



Row 4 — H. Prescott, C. Larchar. D. Grade, L. Smith, A. Appleford, H. Hall, 

J. Ferguson, B. Ludden, R. Ferris, H. Mattson, H. Abbott, H. Portmore. 
Row 3— E. Reynolds, D. Gleason, L. Standish, T. Wolfson. R. Flaherty, B. Ellis, H. Hulstrom, H. Dumas, A. Kosmaler, 

M. Cushman, B. Stockbridge, R. French, M. Gilliat, H. Long. 
Row 2— B. Dix, B. Freitas, L. McHugh, C. Clarner, O. Smith, B. Trulson, Miss Rand, P. Drevinsky, M. Amsden, B. Albret, 

R. Cushing, B. Dymowska, H. Johnson. 
Row 1— V. Davis, G. French, E. Kennedy, D. Woodward, M. Nash, E. Hall, R. Cronin, M. Exre, M. Beach, P. Coleman, 

E. James, E. Mouro. 



Abbott, Helen 
Albret, Barbara 
Amsden, Madeleine 
Appleford, Eleanor 
Clarner, Doris 
Cushman, Mildred 
Eyre, Mildred 



Altos 

Gilliatt, Margaret 
Godfrey, Elois 
Grade, Doris 
Hawkins, Dorothy 
Imhof, Rosamond 
Kennedy, Edna 
Kosmaker, Arline 



Larchar, Carolyn 
Ludden, Bernice 
Portmore, Harriett 
Standish, Lillian 
Smith, Lemira 
Smith, Olive 
Wolfson, Thelma 



Glee Club commenced its year's activities soon after the opening of School in 
September by conducting try-outs to fill those vacancies caused by graduation. 
Twenty-one new members were admitted. 

A chapel program furnished the first appearance of the club, followed soon after 
by the concert program at Plymouth County Teachers' Convention. As usual, 
Glee Club helped lead the singing of carols at the Christmas dinner, and in respect 
to a late memory dear to all of us, sang carols around the lighted Christmas tree 
near Boyden Hall, after the Old English Revel. 

Soon we were in the midst of rehearsing for the spring concert. Enriched by 
the distinguished playing of Boston Symphony artists, the program proved inspira- 
tional as well as pleasurable. With talk of graduation came active preparation for 
music at Baccalaureate and Commencement exercises. 

With the coming of June, we are regretful for the loss of our graduating mem- 
bers, and hopeful for another successful singing year. 

Madeleine E. Amsden 



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PROGRAM OF THE SPRING CONCERT 

Frieda Rand, Director 

assisted by 

GEORGES LAURENT, Flutist 
BERNARD ZIGHERA, Harpist 

PROGRAM 

I. Three Jolly Shepherds Voynich 

Alsatian Noel Arranged by Mirande 

Two Snow-white Doves (Old Dutch) Arranged by Rontgen 

Carol of the Russian Children — (From White Russia) Arranged by Gual 

Glee Club 

II. FLUTE SOLOS 

Georges Laurent 

III. Bois Epais Lully 

Griselidis Old French Folk Song 

Mon P'tit Brave Soldat Richards-Repper 

Glee Club 

IV. HARP SOLOS 

Bernard Zighera 

V. My Lover is a Fisherman Strickland 

At Eve I Heard a Flute Strickland 

(Flute obbligato played by Mr. Laurent) 

Glee Club 

VI. FLUTE SOLOS 

Georges Laurent 

VII. Ski-bi-bi-la (Indian Spring Bird) Lieu ranee 

Wi-um (Pueblo Lullaby) Lieurance 

Along the King's Highway Risher 

Soloists: — Georges Laurent, First Flutist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. 
Bernard Zighera, First Harpist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. 

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3rd row — E. Godfrey, R. Anderson, B. Ellis, M. Salo, L. Smith, C. Larchar, H. Prescott. 

2nd row — E. Johnson, P. Coleman, H. Hulstrom, D. Gleason, H. Long, G. Jacobs, I. Berezin, B. Freitas. 

1st row — M. Nash, H. Mattson, P. Drevinsky, Miss Rand, B. Trulson, O. Smith, D. Clarner. 

CHOIR 
Junior Student Director — Bernice Trulson 



Sopranos 

Ida Berezin 
Harriette Hulstrom 
Grace Jacobs 
Helen Mattson 
Marion Nash 
Dorothy Woodward 
Hazel Long 
Dorothy Gleason 
Eliza Moura 
Rita Cushing 
Dorothy French 
Edith James 



Seconds 

Ruth Anderson 
Priscilla Colman 
Polly Drevinsky 
Mary Salo 
Bernice Trulson 
Bertha Ellis 
Elsa Johnson 
Hazel Prescott 
Ruth Calen 
Dorothy Pilote 
Margaret Gilliat 



Altos 

Doris Clarner 
Bessie Freitas 
Eloise Godfrey 
Arlene Kosmaler 
Carolyn Larchar 
Lemira Smith 
Olive Smith 
Dorothy Hawkins 



The choir is one of the integral parts of the extra-curricular activities of the col- 
lege. The entire student body is represented, since any commuter or dormitory 
girl may try out for membership, whether or not she belongs to Glee Club. This 
group proves a worthwhile organization by sharing its talents with the student 
body every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, when it furnishes music for chapel. 

Bernice Trulson 



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MEN'S GLEE CLUB 



President Donald Welch 

V.-President John S. Bates 

Secretary George Jacobsen 

Librarians / Francis Moran 

\ Harold Brewer 

When "Alpha" makes its second appearance, the history of the Men's Glee Club 
for the school year 1933-34 will have been concluded, the story of another attempt 
on the part of the men to accomplish something of worth. 

At the time of this writing the prospects for a creditable concert in April are 
favorable. The weekly rehearsals of the Club have been well-attended. The Male 
Quartette, composed of Gene Higgins, first tenor; Donald Welch, second tenor; 
Raymond Cook, first bass; and J. Sayward Bates, second bass; is still in great favor. 
It is quite possible that a double quartette will be formed under the guidance of 
Miss Rand. 

We most sincerely hope that the Senior members of our organization will possess 
after their graduation the memory of a splendid concert presented by the Men's 
Glee Club. 

George Jacobsen, 

Secretary. 



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O f* ^ 



a a a 




Row 4— Boye, Long, Kiernan, Blair, Leonard, Higgins, Holmes. 
Row 3— Wilber, Cook, Earhardt, Bradford, Cadwell, Cosgrove, Cameron. 
Row 2 — Gregory, Moran, Brewer, Jacobsen, Welsh, Bates, Castle, Parsons. 
Row 1 — Hancock, Peebles, Newberry, Johnson. 



Members of the Club are: 



1st Bass. 
Richard Bradford 
James Castle 
Raymond Cook 
Daniel Holmes 
Everett Johnson 
Gordon Parsons 

1st Tenors 
Harvey Cadwell 
Paul Casey 
Robert Hancock 
George Higgins 
Charles Medvetz 
George Leonard 
Thomas Newbury 
Joseph Teeling 



2nd Bass. 
J. Say ward Bates 
George Jacobsen 
Girard Long 
Thomas Michelson 
Kenneth Murphy 
James Peebles 
Emmanuel Taitz 

2nd Tenors 
Frederick Anderson 
Clarence Blair 
Harold Brewer 
Samuel Gregory 
Francis Moran 
Donald Welch 
Phillip Wilbur 



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ORCHESTRA 



The orchestra, developing from year to year until it has become an organization 
of great service to the school, has had an interesting history. Before 1926 it consist- 
ed of whatever instruments happened to come along. The members played occas- 
ionally, but there was no definite organization and no regular rehearsals were held. 
In September, 1926, several students entered who played instruments, and much 
interest in music was shown. We may say that the present orchestra had its "re- 
vival", as Dr. Boyden liked to call it, from that date. 

At first, with only forty dollars, three instruments were rented — double bass, 
valve trombone, and clarinet. Within the next two years those three instruments 
were purchased, and a French horn and drums were received as gifts from the Alum- 
ni. In 1929, the graduating class presented the organization with a gift of one hun- 
dred dollars which was put toward the purchase of a viola. Since that time a cello, 
flute, four clarinets, a trumpet, another trombone, and a mellophone have been 
added. 

Regular concerts were held March 8, 1929, January 19, 1930, April 4, 1930, April 
1, 1932, with Walter Smith as trumpet soloist, and March 10, 1933 with George Aber- 
crombie as piano soloist. In 1931 no concert was given by the orchestra, so, with 
the money provided by the budget, the orchestra hired the Tolleson String Quartet 
to put on a program. This was held May 19, 1931, in the afternoon, that it might 
benefit the entire student body. 

This year has been especially significant in the history of the organization for, 
for the first ti me, the orchestra started work with a constitution provid i ng for defin ite 
student officers to receive points according to the ruling of the Student Co-operative 
Association. The officers — the student director, assistant student director, secre- 
tary, librarian, and assistant librarian — carried on the work under the supervision 
of Miss Rand. In former years a board of directors, a secretary, and a librarian 
were chosen to aid the conductor, but the present system of organization has proved 
to be more efficient and will doubtless be used in the future. 

The orchestra played at the inauguration of Dr. Scott, and assisted the Dramatic 
Club in November and the Men's Club in January. The concert was given March 
9, with John Percival as guest soloist. In April the organization accepted the in- 
vitation of the Bridgewater Alumni Association and played at the biennial luncheon 
in Boston. 



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Standing— L. Standish, M. Scott, T. Earhardt, J. Baptiste, C 

L. Von Bergen. 
Seated— S. Gregory, A. Kosmoler, B. Albret, E. Hall, D. Clar 
A. Athan, H. Russell. 



mith, Miss Rand, G. Moran, T. Michelson, E. Bernier, 
R. VanCampen, C. Medvitz, M. Cushman, R. Turner, 



As a result of the growing importance of instrumental work in the schools, the 
orchestra has become an important part of the teacher training. For that reason, 
even those who have had little or no experience with various musical instruments 
have been urged to become acquainted with them. At the present time students 
are practicing on two trombones, one cello, and one flute, and these students will 
be added to the regular orchestra as soon as they are ready. 

Thus the orchestra, under the able direction of Miss Rand, has attempted to 

serve the student body and to prepare teachers to carry on effectively instrumental 

work in the public schools. „ .. ,, _ 

Ruth Van Campen, Secretary 

Conductor, Frieda Rand 

Officers 

Student Director, Olive Smith Assistant Student Director, Thomas Michelson 

Secretary, Ruth Van Campen Librarian, Doris Clarner 

Assistant Librarian, Francis Moran 

Personnel 

Violins Viola 

Standish, L. 



Albret, B 
Athan, A. 
Bartley, M. 
Bumpus, R. 
Cushman, M 
Cushman, M 
Gregory, S. 



Concert Mistress 
Gurhey, C. 
Hall, E. 



Double Bass 
Earhardt, T. 

Clarinets 



Kosmaler, A. Baptiste, H. 
Russell, H. Clarner, D. 
Medvitz, C. 
Scott, M. Sissot1; E . 

Turner, R. VanCampen, R. 



Bassoon 
Baptiste, H. 
Trumpets 
Michelson, T. 
Peebles, J. 

Trombones 
Olenick, P. 

Saxaphone 
Thorley, E. 



Horns 
Bernier, E. 
Von Bergen, M. 



Percussion 
Moran, F. 

Piano 
Smith, 0. 



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1933-Social Calendar— 1934 



September 


15 


Acquaintance Social 




22 


Dancing in the Gym 




29 


Church Socials 


October 


6 


Social Activities N.R.A. Dance 




13 


Woodward Dormitory Dance 




20 


Senior Social 


November 


3 


Sophomore Social 




17 


Dramatic Club Play 




18 


Alumni Tea Dance 




24 


Amateur Night (Men) 


December 


9 


S.C.A. Formal 




15 


Christmas Fund Dance 


January 


5 


Sophomore-Junior Prom 




12 


Men's Club Social 




19 


Day Students' Social 


February 


2 


Men's Play 




3 


N.A.A. Formal 




9 


Mardi Gras 


March 


2 


Junior Social 




9 


Orchestra Concert 




23 


Library Club Social 


April 


6 


Men's Glee Club Concert 




7 


S.C.A. Formal 




27 


Girls' Glee Club Concert 


May 


4 


T. C. Social 




11 


Freshman Social 




18 


Dramatic Club Play 




19 


Music Festival 




25 


Alpha Dance 


June 


1 


Campus Carnival 




8 


Senior Prom 




15 


Faculty Reception 




17 


Baccalaureate 




18 


Graduation 



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3rd row — B. Dix, H. Abbott, A. Tripp, L. Smith, L. Tosi, A. Kelleher, B. Greenwood. 

2nd row — R. Cronin, H. Hulstrom, G. Jacobs, Miss Decker, Miss Caldwell, A. Halloran, I. Tutty, 

R. Sanford. 
1st row — B. Renzi, V. Prairio, O. Britton, M. Crowley, L. West, O. McMurdie, P. Holmes, R. Ryder. 

MEMBERS OF EXECUTIVE BOARD, ADVISORY BOARD, AND COUNCIL— 

W. A. A. 
Executive Board 

President . Louise West 

V. -President Olga McMurdie 

Treasurer Patricia Holmes 

Recording Secretary Olive Britton 

Corresponding Secretary . Mary Crowley 

Advisory Board 

Head of Archery Alice Halloran 

Head of Baseball . j Audrey Tripp 

\ Dorothy Sampson 

Head of Basketball Beatrice Renzi 

Head of Bicycle-riding ( Olive Hosford 

\ Ruth Sanford 

Head of Bowling Barbara Dix 

Head of Campus Carnival Ruth Ryder 

Head of Dancing / Grace Jacobs 

\ Esther Leppala 

Head of Golf Barbara Greenwood 

Head of Health Virginia Prairio 

Head of Hikes Ruth Cronin 

Head of Hockey Louise Tosi 

Head of Horseback-riding Isabel Tutty 



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Head of Minor Indoor Sports 
Head of Soccer .... 
Head of Tenniquoit 



Head of Tennis . 

Head of Track and Field 
Head of Volley Ball 



W. A. A. Leaders 

A1 Anna Stafonwic 

A2 Doris Clarner 

A3 Ruth McKee 

B1 Phyllis Rider 

B2 Ann Chestna 

B3 Arlene Lloyd 

B4 R. Gould 

C1 Gertrude French 



Helen Linehan 
Lemira Smith 
Harriet Hulstrom 
Ruth Sanford 
Arlene Kelleher 
Bessie Freitas 
Lemira Smith 
Helen Abbott 



C2 . . 


. Bernice Ludden 


C3 . . 


Barbara Schmaltz 


C4 . . 


Mary Tierney 


D1 . . 


Jessie Place 


D2 . . 


Alii Puro 


D3 . . 


Beatrice Kimball 


D4 . . 


Thelma Weserling 



REPORT OF W. A. A. ACTIVITIES,, 1933-34 

With the beginning of the second decade in the history of W. A. A. a forward stride was taken 
in bringing Advisory Board closer to the members of the Association at large. A council of leaders 
representing all divisions was formed. This council meets with the Advisory Board once a month, 
the members keeping their respective classes in touch with the measures discussed and enacted 
there. 

The fall sports were well attended in spite of the fact that the number of dormitory students 
has greatly decreased, and Ruth Davis did much to liven up the lower campus with sports pro- 
grams on Saturdays. 

W. A. A. was represented at the Athletic Conference of Massachusetts Teachers Colleges, held 
at North Adams this year, by President Louise West, Audrey Tripp, and Ruth Cronin, who were 
accompanied by our faculty advisers, Miss Decker and Miss Caldwell. The topic of discussion 
this year was, "Should Low Scholarship Prevent a Girl from Participating in Athletics and Re- 
ceiving Points. " 

The Advisory Board Hike, though it took the form of an automobile ride, owing to unfavorable 
weather conditions, nevertheless served to whet never delicate appetites for the attractive supper 
around the fireplace at Parker's on November sixth. 

At our Winter meeting, Miss Elizabeth Leavens of Boston introduced to many, and recalled 
to others, the fun and value of camping. At this meeting also Louise West was chosen to represent 
W. A. A. in the contest for Queen of the Mardi Gras. Harriet Hall and her committee earned com- 
mendation for their execution of the head of Helen Wills Moody for W. A. A.'s float at the affair. 

Revision of the point system and the question of automatic membership in W. A. A. upon en- 
trance to the College occupied conspicuous places at Advisory Board meetings, and a panel dis- 
cussion of the two questions was a feature of the Spring Meeting. 

The "Dance Group", made up of girls who have attended dancing classes and participated ac- 
tively in dancing for a year, was organized this year through the influence of Esther Leppala, Act- 
ing Head of Dancing, and Esther Lindbergh, Head of the Constitution Committee, to whom Miss 
Decker lent much time and energy. The "Group" now has a separate constitution but is under 
the jurisdiction of W. A. A., its purpose being to assume responsibility for ail programs such as 
those given in chapel, at Campus Carnival, and other public performances. 

W. A. A.'s long desired cabin which would be the goal of supper hikes and camping trips seems 
to be coming a little nearer realization. There is a committee investigating suitable sites, and 
several offers of the use of land have been made. If the enthusiasm of the students is great enough 
we may expect to see the plans and work of building the cabin undertaken in the not too distant 
future. 

Mary Crowley 

Corresponding Secretary 



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N. A. A. COUNCIL 

President Donald Welch 

V. -President Owen Kiernan 

Sec. Treas Charles Ahearne 

The N. A. A. Council which is made up of officers elected by the entire N. A. A. 
body and managers of the various varsity teams, enjoys complete control over the 
business affairs of the organization. This body, through wise use of the funds, has 
covered all outfitting and operating expenses of the varsity teams, while at the same 
time adding substantially to a fund being set aside for the construction of an ath- 
letic field at B. T. C, for want of which, varsity athletics have been severely handi- 
capped. The Council and the association as a whole look forward to the time when 
such a field will be an actuality. 

I n the latter part of the Fall of 1933, N. A. A. sponsored a Boys' Sport Day on the 
lower campus. Invitations to participate were sent to many of the Junior High 
Schools in this section of the state, especially to those schools in which any of our 
students enjoyed their outside training. Many schools accepted and a large group 
of youngsters received beneficial instruction and enjoyment from the various games 
played. 

Perhaps the greatest triumph enjoyed by the N. A. A. was the huge success of 
the formal dance held on the evening of February 3 in the gymnasium. 

N. A. A. wishes to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Kelly and the council 
for their efforts to establish N. A. A. as an active worthwhile College organization. 

John Glenn 



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BASKETBALL 

Captain Joe Morey Manager. . . Earl Sukeforth 

With the return of three veterans, Kiernan, Olenick, and Bradbury, and our Cap- 
tain, Joe Morey, prospects for a successful season appeared bright. Contrary 
to the usual custom, Captain Joe Morey did not coach the team because of other 
duties, and the services of Joe Teeling were secured to whip the team into shape. 

We started the season off with a bang by defeating Nichols Jr. College and As- 
sumption College in two hotly contested affairs. The old saying, "A good start 
means a poor ending", proved true in this case. We lost a very close and thrilling 
game to Harvard J. V's, lost to Assumption, and another to Harvard Jayvees. In 
our biggest game of the year against our greatest rivals, we put forth every effort 
to win as we wanted to bring back the coveted Harrington trophy. It was a great 
game, but the up-staters were too powerful and we were taken into camp again. 

Although the season was not a huge success, all blame cannot be placed on the 
players. Lack of practice time allowed the varsity team is mainly responsible for 
the rather poor showing. 

Ahearne and Capt. Morey did great work at guard with Bodwell also displaying 
some real talent in this berth. Olenick, our high scoring forward, Kiernan, and 
Long did well at forward, while the veteran Bradbury turned in his usual good game 
at center. 



Schedule and scores: 








Bridgewater 


42 


Nichols Jr. College 


41 


Bridgewater 


29 


Harvard Jayvees 


33 


Bridgewater 


33 


Assumption 


32 


Bridgewater 


38 


Fitchburg 


61 


Bridgewater 


9 


Harvard Jayvees 


38 


Bridgewater 


30 


Assumption 


49 


Bridgewater 


37 


Alumni 


35 



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TENNIS 

Tennis enjoyed a banner season last year under the capable leadership of Cap- 
tain Callahan. Callahan, also playing the managerial role, arranged a large sched- 
ule including many of the best teams in the east. Home games were enjoyed in 
this sport on our own tennis courts, giving everyone a chance to see these players 
in action. 

Our team took victories from Northeastern, New Bedford Textile, Bryant & 
Stratton, and many others, displaying exceptional ability and brilliant rallying in 
taking these matches. 

Nearly all of last season's veterans will be on hand when the Spring season of 
1934 gets under way. If pre-season predictions are of any value, we predict an even 
better season this year. Mgr. Callahan has arranged another large schedule that 
is bound to tax the ability of our fellows to the utmost. The players are bubbling 
over with enthusiasm and can hardly wait for the courts to dry out enough to start 
practice. Captain Moran of this year's team promises to develop a fast traveling 
outfit. 

The schedule includes games with the following: 

Assumption College (two games); Moses Brown; Harvard Jr. Varsity; New York 
State Teachers College at Albany; New Bedford Textile (two games) ; Bryant & Strat- 
ton (two games); Boston College; Fitchburg Teachers; Providence College; Nichols 
Jr. College; M. I. T. Jr. Varsity; Keene Normal, Keene, N. H.; Brockton Y. M. C. A. 



SOCCER 

Captain . . . John Nolan Manager . . . Harold Brewer 

The soccer season of 1933 was not a banner one because of the size of the schedule. 
Very few games were played, resulting in almost total lack of interest. However, 
candidates were called out at the opening of the Fall term. A small number re- 
ported and Coach Nolan developed them into a smooth working unit. 

In the first game of the season, we went down to defeat at the hands of Fitch- 
burg Teachers. The team showed lots of power and the upstaters had to battle 
every inch of the way to take the game. 

Soccer has, in the past, been one of our major sports but through inability to 
find opponents, it seems to have been relegated to a minor berth. We cannot allow 
this to happen and plans are under way for a bigger and better schedule for the 
season of 1934. Let's make it successful. 



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Back Row F. Fanning, M. Alpert, C. Lynch, W. Bradbury, C. Whitcomb, C. Kelleher, M. Ney, 

O. Kiernan, J. Barrows. 
Front Row R. Stuart, E. Bowles, C. Aherne, J. Glenn, E. Johnson, G. Long. 

BASEBALL 

Captain Charles Ahearne Manager Frank Fanning 

The season of 1933 was a successful one as our club won fifty percent of its games. This achieve- 
ment is all the more remarkable when we consider the very short and inadequate schedule pre- 
sented for the season. Interest, therefore, was curbed considerably and undoubtedly affected 
the spirit with which the players entered into the contests. 

Our team was highly respected by all opponents because of our long list of heavy sluggers who 
became known as "Murderer's Row". These men, Capt. Charles Ahearne, Jack Glenn, Eddie 
Welch, Joe Teeling, and Joe Morey were all members of local Old Colony League teams during the 
summer season. The hitting of Peterson, Kiernan, and Bradbury gave additional punch to the 
team's offensive power. Defensively, the club was second to none in local college ranks. Lack of 
good hurlers was our greatest handicap, but Nickerson proved himself fairly capable. 

Perhaps our greatest achievement of the season was the terrific battle which we waged against 
the powerful Rhode Island State pillchasers. We were defeated by the score of 8-7, but as R. I. 
was defeated only once all season, we proved that we were to be respected by any college in the east. 
This season of 1934 is going to be a banner year as far as the pre-season outlook is concerned. 
We lost only one veteran of last year, Eddie Welch, although in losing him, we lost one of the best 
ball chasers of the district. To offset this loss, Fred Meier, of Boston College fame, is to be a candi- 
date for the catching berth. His presence will add greatly to our strength. New hurling ability, 
which was our chief handicap last year, seems to be abundant this season. New hurlers of whom 
much is expected are Whitcomb, Long, Stewart, and Westgate. There are many others who may 
develop into winning pitchers, also. 

Something never before attempted by a B. T. C. team is all arranged for this coming season. 
A week's southern trip has been secured by our live-wire manager, Frank Fanning. The trip sched- 
ule as outlined by the manager is as follows: 

April 16 — State Teachers College at Bloomsburg, Penn. 
17— Mount St. Joseph's College at Baltimore, Md. 
18 — Augusta Military at Fort Defiance, Va. 
19— State Teachers College at Shepherdstown, West Va. 
20 — Greenbrier Military at Lewisburg, West Vir. 
21 — State Teachers College at Trenton, New Jersey 
Our manager has also arranged a home schedule which will tax the power of our team, but under 
the capable leadership and coaching of Charlie Ahearne, we should emerge victorious. The home 
schedule is as follows: 

April 28 — Assumption College at Worcester 
May 5 — State Teachers College at Albany, New York 
" 12 — Harvard Jr. Varsity at Cambridge 
" 19— Fitchburg Teachers College at Fitchburg, Mass. 
" 23— Holy Cross Freshmen at Bridgewater 
" 26 — Rhode Island College of Pharmacy at Providence 
June 1 — Nichols Jr. College at Dudley, Mass. 
" 1 — Moses Brown at Providence. 

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PROSE 

OUR NEW PRESIDENT 

At the opening of the current school year, eager eyes were turned towards the man who had 
been chosen as the best fitted to continue the high type of work which was interrupted by the death 
of Dr. Arthur Clarke Boyden. 

Our new president, Dr. Zenos Scott, has been with us almost a year. Our needs have become 
his needs. Quietly and thoughtfully, in many details, changes have been made which show 
Dr. Scott's interest in the health and well-being of the students. 

Each one of us feels that we are his friends. Doctor Scott's remarkable faculty for remembering 
names and faces makes the students the more aware of this friendship. 

Dr. Scott is an "all-around" man, socially, physically, and educationally. Possessing knowledge 
and experience gained only after years of study and ministering, our president makes no undue 
display of his wisdom. A student never feels inferior in his presence; yet every student holds him 
in high respect. 

He has a task of which we know he is proud. May he be granted a long and rich life so that he 
may influence the lives of countless students who will pass from these doors into a world which 
needs knowledge and understanding. 

Mildred Moren 

OPPORTUNITY IN CRISIS 

"These things shall be — a loftier race 

Than e'er the world hath known shall rise 

With flame of freedom in their souls, 

And light of knowledge in their eyes." — J. A. S. 

In a chapel talk one morning Dr. Scott was drawing conclusions from a few facts about educa- 
tion in the economic crisis. Gradually I became aware that as he spoke of these naturally somber 
matters they were permeated by a ray of hope, — hope inherent no doubt in the facts, yet receiving 
vitality from the speaker. A glimpse of the spirit of the college, it almost seemed: president and 
students looking at the world with the eyes of youth. It was a little vision I want to remember. 

This question of what the economic crisis is doing to education is much misunderstood. In the 
first place, many people do not realize that anything is happening at all. Some teachers probably 
think that the chief result of the depression in their field is a sometimes late and usually thin pay 
envelope. Evidently thay have not read H. G. Wells, who in predicting the future says it is "a 
race between education and catastrophe." 

Even more observing people do not know what it is that is happening, or what part they are to 
play in it. They stand around with hands in pockets, whistling to keep up courage in the dark. 
Somebody should open their eyes, for these are days of destiny and destiny is plastic. 

It is especially necessary to defend any statement opposed to the popular notion that whatever 
the depression does to education will be detrimental. Yet I here say that any such results should 
be temporary and relatively insignificant. That is not to forget that two thousand schools are 
closed without funds, that in April a million children will begin a long vacation of necessity, or 
that more than two hundred thousand teachers receive less than what would be "Blue Eagle" 
wages. It is, however, to be noticed that the schools are suffering more from their own weakfounda- 



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tion than from the outside attack, and that the retrenchment policy is not generally warranted, 
but caused simply by "Big Business" interests opposed to public education. When we consider 
how the Strayer Survey in Chicago showed greater savings possible in departments where public 
service would not be crippled than were possible in the schools, or when we realize how an aroused 
public will deal with offenders against the welfare of children, we must gain hope. Let the series 
of news-spreading, issue-clarifying conferences recently held in Detroit, Hartford, Birmingham, 
and Washington be continued, let unified action result in an instructed Congress, let an obsolete 
financial system be revised, and in a few years we shall have profited by the whole experience. 

The true issues at stake strike deeper, on the other hand, than the foregoing considerations. 
The real problem is a matter of principles, and deals with the larger forces which are usually vague 
and meaningless in our thoughts. One authority in the field of education, thinking along such 
lines, remarks that a result of the depression is that teachers will better realize that their calling 
is not so much a business proposition as it is a public service; think what this new point of view on 
the part of every teacher might mean! Then there is the yet more important fact that the New 
Deal, if successful, must result in an advanced economic system where proper distribution of pro- 
ducts will be as efficient as their production itself now is, the whole situation furnishing a model 
inspiration for progress in the social studies. Again, standards of living raised to keep pace with 
the upward strides of technology should furnish a background for development of all sorts in a 
parallel enrichment of education in general. The total effect of such arguments as these may be 
expressed by saying that a more favorable environment should foster education in the era which 
will follow the present crisis, whose changes, another writer tells us, are exceeding those of the 
Renaissance. 

From the number of factors to promote education in the new era, we find one excellent example 
in the increased leisure which is upon us. Because of modern machinery with electric power to 
run it, because of the always increasing efficiency of skilled labor, because of adherence to the econ- 
omic principle that more leisure means more wants and eventually more business, because of the 
prevailing philosophy that "man cannot live by bread alone" but needs time for recreational en- 
richment, and finally because of the demand from organized industry for balanced living with 
work and play in proportion, — because of these things the hours men spend outside the shop and 
the office are bound to be more and more. 

Leisure is now, more than ever before, a name to conjure with in the field of education. Every- 
body should see at once that hours of freedom in the hands of our people not only give them new 
opportunity to learn but also present the necessity that they be well taught; yet for a deeper view 
we may go back to no less a teacher than Aristotle to be told the "end of all education is training 
for the right use of leisure." The crown of our argument, however, is the common conviction of 
our county superintendents, as shown by a recent survey, that when the average teacher simply 
realizes the new importance of "training for leisure", the teaching in our ordinary classroom will 
begin immediately to rise to meet the broader responsibility and the greater opportunity. 

Even yet we have not pointed out, however, the real spring from which education must drink 
the water of life in this crisis. No ideal environment, no matter how favorable in each of its ele- 
ments, can equal the endowment which an institution receives from the mere fact that it is need- 
ed, that there is a service which that institution alone can perform. Such is the happy state in 
which the cause of education now stands. 

The crisis is not waiting for the teacher to assume his role: whether or not he knows it, whether 
or not he wills it, the hour is drafting the real educator for the service, be he in the profession or 
outside, orthodox or not in the catalogue. Without the usual label and without its name in any 
curriculum, nevertheless, the Tennessee Valley project undertaken by the government is, for ex- 
ample, a socialized experiment in education on a scale larger than we are accustomed to conceive. 
Then while plain necessity in one quarter is thus forcing the needed service to function incognito, 
men of foresight in the established institution intended for that service are elsewhere preparing 
to meet the need squarely. So in a practical way we find Virginia bearing up under the depression 
to make fundamental improvements in school curriculum, and on the inspirational plane we see 
the National Education Association offering new goals for the schools of the country. Yet ex- 
amination of such workings of draft and enlistment and in our looking beyond them to find the 
real pregnancy of the issue in the truth that, engaged by this great new service, education will 
grow in quantity and quality. 

As for quality, just begin by thinking of the youth, coming to us from years of childhood labor 
in factories; they are disillusioned: a program for them must have meaning. So for all the other 
classes, types, and temperaments in our land: education must meet their different needs, both 
group and individual. Furthermore its objective will have to be a social order creating the great- 
est good for all. To this end our teaching will deal with familiar and significant economic and 
social issues. Itwill really attack such problems as crime, distributive economies, and international 
relations. We shall value experiment and appreciate leadership. Teacher and student will shake 
off tradition and open their eyes. The education of a youth can no longer be a business of assembl- 
ing an ambition and boosting a career; it is a service of building a character and inspiring a life. 

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The air about us is charged with the making of these things that are to be. Students every- 
where are alert and responding; especially in college are people in earnest, preparing for the new 
day and their part in it. They read with a purpose and question with a challenge. Observing this, 
Miss Comstock of Mt. Holyoke concludes, "Sweet are the uses of an adversity to education." 

Yet the new education which we have here considered makes one vital call. Only a healthy mind 
can teach another; only a rich personality can color another; only a noble life can inspire another: 
it is men must make men. Responsibilities focus therefore upon the teachers of the new genera- 
tion, — upon the teachers whom we aspire to be. 

To believe that the larger effort of greater teachers means the salvation at once of public educa- 
tion and democratic civilization is, for us, to make a new start in preparation for the calling which 
we have chosen. A start so made, here or in any other college, must result in the strong, noble, 
consecrated teacher who belongs to the new day. Only such teachers may give a higher growth 
to the individual and a new world to society. 

A creed for us, — there it stands. With hands laid warm up on the heart of it at this our mom- 
ent of crisis, may we take oath. George Alfred Jones. 

FRIENDSHIP 

Friendship's greatest gifts to life are understanding and encouragement. These qualities are 
manifested in true friendship by exceedingly simple means — a smile that gives cheer and hope, 
a faith that is never-ending, a word that acts as a stimulus to effort, and a heart and mind open to 
all, radiating sympathy and sincerity like the warming light of the sun. 

This type of friendship may be found in our new president, Dr. Zenos Scott, who from his first 
day with us has extended to all of his comrades in both the student and faculty groups the true 
meaning of friendship which may be stated in this crude yet meaningful verse: 

"Friendship isn't just claspin' hands 
And sayin' how-do-ya-do; 
Friendship grips a fellow's heart 
And warms him through and through." 



Gunvor Henriksen 



WHAT TC MEANS TO SOME OF ITS MEMBERS 

"TC has fostered my appreciation and gave me a better knowledge of the value 
and care of flowers." 

"TC -- a chance to really know plants, flowers and nature— meetings spent in 
acquiring useful knowledge, evenings of merry comradeship." 

"TC means much to me. Besides the contact with a congenial group the urge 
to work with green growing things is satisfied. A garden is always a fascination." 

"Garden club increases and intensifies one's love of Nature and furnishes in- 
struction and knowledge of the raising and caring for growing things." 

"The meaning of TC: — Opportunity — opportunity for growing things." 

"To me TC means the opportunity of helping to make things grow, to create 
beauty and to understand nature and its work. Through TC we have an oppor- 
tunity to express ourselves through flowers and shrubs." 



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POETRY 



SPRING IN RANDOLPH 



A long straight road, a task to fill; 
A smiling face, a sturdy will; 
A little of love, sweet laughter gay;— 
A looking forward day by day,— 

And that is life. 

A smile, a blush, two throbbing hearts, 
A flaming arrow that Cupid darts, 
A sweet content, no thought of fear, 
A passionate kiss, an unshed tear,— 
And that is love. 

A broken heart, a faded flower, 
That waits throughout each passing hour; 
A moaning sob, a long-drawn cry, 
A wooden cross neath a hill nearby, — 
And that is all. 

Helen Robertson 



When it's spring in Randolph town, 
The whole world seems to sing, 
For then the flowers begin to bloom 
And beauty seems to spring 
I n every cheery warbler's song, 
In thriving little garden plots, 
In children's loving wild bouquets 
Of dandelions and Susan's knots. 

And somstimes in the sparkling hours 
Of April, May, and June 
The teacher flings her windows wide 
Each singing afternoon: — 
But best of all I love the nights 
When I can lie awake and hear 
The pollywogs down by the marsh 
Croaking, "Spring -good cheer!" 

Anna E. Ginnetty 



JUNE GLOW 

Dancing raindrops, morning dew, 

Golden sunbeams shining thro', 

Garlands of flowers wafting perfume, 

The air is atune with the windharps of June. 

Enchanting chords sound thro' the trees, 

Of love they sing in many keys. 

Bessie Freitas 



There is little left to say 

After knowing death. 

There is so little pain to bear 

When we are deprived 

Of all that we held dearest. 

No storm, or fire, or wound 

Can pierce the dulled heart's silence 

Which once with thorns was crowned. 

Cecelia D. Gurhey 



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THE SEA AT DAWN 



October yet gives us a moment to dream 
While nature's in glory arrayed 
In a colorful mantle of purple and gold 
And flowers that too soon will fade. 



On the farflung curve of sandy shore 
O'er looked by tow'ring cliffs of white 
The billows roll in with a roar, 
And seething surf enveils the bight. 



To sing a song with the last singing bird; 
To look on the last blooming rose; 
To gather the harvest that nature yields 
Before the autumn shall close. 

Such beautiful dreams cannot always endure 
Yet in spite of the tempests that hover 
There still is a moment to linger and hope 
And seize that swift fugitive lover. 

So build thee a home in a faraway land 
Where the skies are not clouded but clear 
Where dreary cold winters can never arrive 
And the warmth of the sunshine is near. 



From chalky coast the azure sea 
Spreads till it meets in deep blue sky, 
At yonder sea-girt key 
Where surging waves foam-flecked tear by. 



The sun has cleared the farthest cape 
And scattered rays of light grow bold, 
And sifting thru' the mist, escape 
To blend the blue with gleaming gold. 

Bessie Freitas 



And there through the days of the autumn 
In the nooks and the dells you can stray, 
Or lie on the feathery banks of the brook 
Where the coolest of breszes will play. 



So give me October, that languid October, 

Horizons in deep glowing red, 

When mountains and valleys are bathed in 

the glow, 
That from the vast heaven is shed. 

Helen Abbott 



September 

Warm table lamps glow cheerfully; 

The dorms are merry through, 

And laughter floats in happy halls 

As friendships we renew. 

The freshmen have their new-found rooms 

And soon with jolly air 

They're arm in arm with thoughtful friends 

Forgetful of all care. 



LIFE 

A pattern fine 

Of intricate design 

Life, true, 

Sometimes. 

A distorted scrawl 

No design at all 

Life, too, 

Sometimes. 



June 

The table lamps shine fretfully; 
The dorms are restless through, 
And sadness mingles with the joy 
For partings there are too. 
Now graduation time is here 
And now our goal appears 
And yet — we've just begun to know 
How sweet can be four years! 



Ida Leino 



Anna E. Ginnetty 



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Index 



State Teachers College at Bridgewater 2 

Alpha Board 99 

Athletics 133 

Autographs ... 80, 147 

Baseball -139 

Basketball 135 

Camera Club 118-119 

Campus Comment 100-101 

Choir 127 

Classes 11 

Culture Fund Committee 90-91 

Day Student Council 88 

Dedication 5 

Dormitory Council 84-85 

Dramatic Club 102-103 

Faculty 8-9 

French Club 106-107 

Freshmen 76-79 

Class Officers 76 

Class Roll 77-79 

History 76 

Garden Club 114-115 

Glee Clubs 124-129 

Girls' 124-126 

Men's 128-129 

Gymnasium 140 

Hobby Club 116-117 

Horace Mann 10 

Inter-Club Council 86-87 

Juniors 58-71 

Candidates for degree 1935 69-71 

Class Officers 58 

History 58 

Write-ups 59-69 

Kindergarten-Primary Club 122-123 

Library Club 104-105 

Literature 141-146 

Lyceum 110 

Men's Athletic Association 136-139 

Men's Club 111 

Normal Hall 94-95 

Orchestra 130-131 

Organizations 97 

Science Club 112-113 

Scott, Dr. Zenos Edmund 6-7 

Scouts 120-121 

Seniors 12-56 

Class Officers 12 

History 12 

Write-ups 13-56 

Senior Ode 57 

Snapshots 148-149 

Soccer Team 138 

Social Activities Committee 89 

Social Calendar 132 

Sophomores 72-75 

Class Officers 72 

Class Roll 73-75 

History 72 

Spring Concert Program 126 

Student Council 82-83 

Topics of the Day Club 108-109 

Training School ■ 95 

Women's Athletic Association 134-135 

Woodward Hall 92-93 



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